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Table 3 Prevalence of combined virulence determinants among E. faecalis isolates in urine and feces specimens of patients with community acquired-UTIs

From: Genetic relatedness of the Enterococcus faecalis isolates in stool and urine samples of patients with community-acquired urinary tract infection

Genotype patterns Urine samples
N = 63 (%)
Fecal samples
N = 63 (%)
esp+, efbA+, asa+, ace+, cyl+, gelE+ 25 (39.6%) 23 (36.5%)
esp+, efbA+, asa+, ace+, cyl+ 6 (9.5%) 1 (1.5%)
esp+, efbA+, asa+, ace+, gelE+ 9 (14.2%) 7 (11.1%)
esp+, efbA+, ace+, cyl+, gelE+ 1 (1.5%) 3 (4.7%)
efbA+, asa+, ace+, cyl+, gelE+ 2 (3.1%) 0 (0%)
esp+, efbA+, asa+, cyl+, gelE+ 0 (0%) 1 (1.5%)
efbA+, asa+, ace+, gelE+ 8 (12.6%) 9 (14.2%)
esp+, efbA+, ace+, gelE+ 7 (11.1%) 10 (15.8%)
efbA+, ace+, cyl+, gelE+ 1 (1.5%) 1 (1.5%)
efbA+, ace+, gelE+ 4 (6.3%) 4 (6.3%)
esp+, efbA+, gelE+ 1 (1.5%) 1 (1.5%)
esp+, efbA+, ace+ 0 (0%) 1 (1.5%)
ace+, gelE+ 0 (0%) 1 (1.5%)
  1.  + , gene present
  2. esp, Enterococcal surface protein; asa1, Aggregation substance; ace, Adhesion of collagen of enterococci; cyl, Cytolysin; gelE, Gelatinase; efbA, Pav A-like fibronectin-binding protein