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Table 3 Prevalence of SEs and TSST1 encoding genes among various CoNS species and various clinical samples

From: Prevalence and distribution of resistance and enterotoxins/enterotoxin-like genes in different clinical isolates of coagulase-negative Staphylococcus

Source CoNS (n = 91)
Catheter n (%) Wound n (%) Urine n (%) Blood n (%) Super antigenes S. epidermidis (n = 49) S. haemolyticus (n = 37) S. saprophyticus (n = 5) Total n (%)
0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (3) 1 (2.6) SEA 0 (0) 2 (5.4) 0 (0) 2 (2.2)
4 (30.8) 1 (16.7) 12 (36.4) 8 (20.5) SEB 14 (28.6) 8 (21.6) 3 (60) 25 (27.5)
6 (46.2) 3 (50) 15 (45.5) 20 (51.3) SEC 29 (59.2) 13 (35.1) 2 (40) 44 (48.4)
0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (6.1) 1 (2.6) SED 2 (4.1) 0 (0) 1 (20) 3 (3.3)
1 (7.7) 0 (0) 8 (24.2) 2 (5.1) SEE 7 (14.3) 2 (5.4) 2 (40) 11 (12.1)
0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (12.1) 0 (0) SEH 2 (4.1) 2 (5.4) 0 (0) 4 (4.4)
0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (6.1) 3 (7.7) SEM 2 (4.1) 2 (5.4) 1 (20) 5 (5.5)
2 (15.4) 0 (0) 12 (36.4) 9 (23.1) TST1 14 (28.6) 8 (21.6) 1 (20) 23 (25.3)