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Table 2 Prevalence of virulence genes (%) according to antibiotic susceptibility in 123 S. aureus isolates

From: Antibiotic susceptibility of human-associated Staphylococcus aureus and its relation to agr typing, virulence genes, and biofilm formation

1Antibiotic CI CX TE E CC
2Res. (n = 27) 3Susc.
(n = 96)
Res. (n = 15) Susc. (n = 108) Res.
(n = 34)
Susc.
(n = 89)
Res.
(n = 59)
Susc.
(n = 64)
Res.
(n = 26)
Susc.
(n = 97)
Virulence genes
crtN 81.5 91.7 60 **93.5 85.3 91 84.7 93.8 84.6 90.7
hla 22.2 *43.8 6.7 *43.5 26.5 43.8 33.9 43.8 23.1 43.3
hlb 44.4 *74 46.7 70.4 64.7 68.5 57.6 *76.6 50 *72.2
hld 63 79.2 53.3 *78.7 61.8 *80.9 74.6 76.6 61.5 79.4
cap8H 11.1 27.1 0 *26.9 17.6 25.8 22 25 15.4 25.8
tst 7.4 *27.1 6.7 25 11.8 27 16.9 28.1 11.5 25.8
sea 51.9 **3.1 20 13 32.4 **6.7 25.4 **3.1 53.8 **3.1
  1. 1: CI, ciprofloxacin; CX, cefoxitin; TE, tetracycline; E, erythromycin; CC, clindamycin. 2: Resistant isolates; 3: Susceptible isolates. X2 test and Fisher’s exact test were used for comparisons. **: P ≤ 0.001, *: P < 0.05