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Table 2 Prevalence of virulence genes of S. aureus isolates obtained from blood

From: Clonality, virulence genes, and antibiotic resistance of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from blood in Shandong, China

gene Total (n = 101) n(%) distributing in P-value
MRSA (n = 24) n(%) MSSA (n = 77) n(%)
eta 2(2.0) 0(0) 2(2.6) 1.000
etb 0(0) 0(0) 0(0)
sea 14(13.9) 6(25.0) 8(10.4) 0.141
seb 33(32.7) 12(50.0) 21(27.3) 0.038
sec 13(12.9) 3(12.5) 10(13.0) 1.000
sed 33(32.7) 4(16.7) 29(37.7) 0.056
see 2(2.0) 0(0) 2(2.6) 1.000
seg 37(36.6) 4(16.7) 33(42.9) 0.020
seh 2(2.0) 0(0) 2(2.6) 1.000
sei 37(36.6) 4(16.7) 33(42.9) 0.020
sej 33(32.7) 5(20.8) 28(36.4) 0.157
hla 101(100) 24(100) 77(100)
hlb 37(36.6) 17(70.8) 20(26.0) 0.000
hld 101(100) 24(100) 77(100)
hlg 101(100) 24(100) 77(100)
pvl 22(21.8) 5(20.8) 17(22.1) 0.897
tst 5(5.0) 3(12.5) 2(2.6) 0.157