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Table 3 The antimicrobial resistance rates, positive rates of virulence genes and of resistance genes among S.epidermidis clinical isolates with major ST types (%)

From: Antimicrobial susceptibility, virulence determinants profiles and molecular characteristics of Staphylococcus epidermidis isolates in Wenzhou, eastern China

  ST466 (N = 20) ST2 (N = 28) ST130 (N = 16) ST20 (N = 8) ST59 (N = 12)
Antimicrobials
 penicillin 95(19) 96.43(27) 100.00(16) 100.00(8) 91(11)
 tetracycline 50.00(10) 10.71(3) 25.00(4) 50.00(4) 33.33(4)
 ciprofloxacin 15.00(3) 82.14(23) 25.00(4) 50.00(4) 33.33(4)
 chloramphenicol 30.00(6) 25.00(7) 12.50(2) 12.50(1) 0.00(0)
 gentamicin 20.00(4) 82.14(23) 25.00(4) 0.00(0) 33.33(4)
 clindamycin 30.00(6) 67.86(19) 50.00(8) 25.00(2) 41.67(5)
 erythromycin 80.00(16) 82.14(23) 68.75(11) 87.50(7) 83.33(10)
SXTa 60.00(12) 71.43(20) 100(16) 0.00(0) 41.67(5)
 linezolid 0.00(0) 0.00(0) 0.00(0) 0.00(0) 0.00(0)
 vacomycin 0.00(0) 0.00(0) 0.00(0) 0.00(0) 0.00(0)
 Biofilm formation 5.00(1) 10.71(3) 0.00(0) 75.00(6) 0.00(0)
Virulence genes
icaA 0.00(0) 85.71(24) 0.00(0) 62.50(5) 0.00(0)
aap 90.00(18) 96.43(27) 50.00(8) 50.00(8) 91.67(11)
sesI 0.00(0) 96.43(27) 0.00(0) 0.00(0) 25.00(3)
 ACME-arcA 65.00(13) 39.29(11) 87.50(14) 25.00(2) 41.67(5)
IS256 15.00(3) 82.14(23) 43.75(7) 25.00(2) 33.33(4)
bhp 30.00(6) 10.71(3) 0.00(0) 0.00(0) 50.00(6)
aae 100.00(20) 92.86(26) 100.00(16) 100.00(8) 100.00(12)
altE 100.00(20) 96.43(27) 100.00(16) 100.00(8) 100.00(12)
gehD 25.00(5) 67.86(19) 12.50(2) 62.50(5) 33.33(4)
Resistance genes
mupA 0.00(0) 39.29(11) 12.50(2) 12.50(1) 8.33(1)
qacA/B 65.00(13) 67.86(19) 56.25(9) 62.50(5) 58.33(7)
  1. a SXT trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole