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Table 6 Prevalence of virulent genes amplified from the study isolates

From: Virulence and antimicrobial resistance factors of Enterococcusspp. isolated from fecal samples from piggery farms in Eastern Cape, South Africa

Virulent genes Number of positive
ace 310(96.88 %)
ge/E 298(93.13 %)
efaA 0
hylE 0
cylA 0
esp 217(67.8 %)
  1. efaA = E.faecalis antigen A; gelE = gelatinase Ace = Adhesion of collagen in E.faecalis
  2. Eesp = surface protein; cylA = cytolysin; hylE = hyaluronidase