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Table 3 Virulence genes profiles and SCCmec types identified among 50 Staphylococcus epidermidis isolates from bloodstream infection and nasal colonization

From: Methicillin resistance and virulence genes in invasive and nasal Staphylococcus epidermidis isolates from neonates

S. epidermidis isolates source (n)a Isolates Biofilm-associated virulence genes c SCCmec types
(n) b, d
(n)b icaADB aae aap atlE bhp embp fbe gehD sdrF sesI
BSI and Nasal
(22)
6 (1B + 5 N) + + + + - + + + - - V (1B + 2 N), nt1, nt3, nt7
4 (1B + 3 N) - + + + - + + + - - IV (1B), nt1, nt10, na
3 (2B + 1 N) - + + + - + + - - - IV (1B), nt3, na
3 (1B + 2 N) + + + + - + + - - - nt3 (1B), nt1 (2 N)
2 (1B + 1 N) - + - + - + + + - - IV (1B), nt3
2 (1B + 1 N) + + + + - + + + + - nt2 (1B), V
2 (1B + 1 N) - + + + - + - - - - nt2 (1B), nt4
BSI
(23)
4 + + + + - + + + + + III, nt5, nt9, nt12
3 - + + + - + + + + + IV (2), nt8
2 - + + + - + + + + - IV, na
1 + + - + - + + + + + III
1 - + + + - + + + - + IV
  1 + + - + - + + + + - IV
  1 - + - + - + + + + + IV
  1 + + - + - + - + - - V
  1 - + - + - + - - + + nt2
  1 + + - + - - + + + + nt6
  1 + + - + - - + - - - nt13
  1 - + - + + + - + + - na
  1 - + - + - + - + - - nt1
  1 - + - + - + - + + - nt1
  1 + + + + - + + - + - nt11
  1 - + - - - - - + + - na
  1 + + - + - + - - + - nt14
Nasal
(5)
2 - + - + - + + - - - nt1
1 + + + + - + - - - - nt4
1 + + + + - + - + - - nt1
1 - + + + + + + - + - nt2
  1. a BSI: Bloodstream infection isolates
  2. b B: Bloodstream infection isolates; N: Nasal isolates
  3. c +: presence; -: absence
  4. d III: mec complex A/ccr 3; IV: mec complex B/ccr 2; V: mec complex C/ccr 5; nt: non-typeable; na: not-applicable (methicillin-sensitive isolate); nt1: mec complex -/ccr -; nt2: mec complex -/ccr 2; nt3: mec complex C/ccr -; nt4: mec complex -/ccr 5; nt5: mec complex A/ccr -; nt6: mec complex A/ccr 3,4 and 5; nt7: mec complex B/ccr -; nt8: mec complex B/ccr 2 and 4; nt9: mec complex B/ccr 4 and 5; nt10: mec complex C/ccr 2 and 5; nt11: mec complex C/ccr 4 and 5; nt12: mec complex C/ccr 2,4 and 5; nt13: mec complex -/ccr 4; nt14: mec complex -/ccr 4 and 5