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Table 5 Comparison of E. faecalis isolates in urine and stool samples of patients with endogenous UTI based on antibiotic resistance patterns, virulence determinants, and Pulse types

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

Antibiotic resistance patterns Virulence determinant patterns Pulsotype No. of patients
Urine Feces Urine Feces
TET/MN TET/MN esp+, efbA+, asa+, ace+, cyl+, gelE+ esp+, efbA+, asa+, ace+, cyl+, gelE+ Identical 6
TET/MN/GM(120)/CP/GAT/LEV TET/MN/GM(120)CP/GAT/LEV esp+, efbA+, asa+, ace+, cyl+, gelE+ esp+, efbA+, asa+, ace+, cyl+, gelE+ Identical 1
TET/MN/GM(120)/CP/GAT/LEV TET/MN/GM(120)/CP/GAT/LEV efbA+ ,asa+, ace+, gelE+ efbA+, asa+,ace+, gelE+ Identical 1
Sensitive to all antibiotics Sensitive to all antibiotics efbA+, asa+, ace+, gelE+ efbA+, asa+, ace+, gelE+ Identical 1
TET TET esp+, efbA+, ace+, gelE+ esp+, efbA+, asa+, ace+, gelE+ Identical 1
  1.  + , gene present
  2. No. of patients: Number of patients; TET, tetracycline; MIN, minocycline; GM120, gentamicin 120 µg; CP, ciprofloxacin; LEV, levofloxacin; GAT, gatifloxacin; esp, Enterococcal surface protein; asa1, Aggregation substance; ace, Adhesion of collagen of enterococci; cyl, Cytolysin; gelE, Gelatinase; efbA, Pav A-like fibronectin-binding protein