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Table 5 Prevalence of insertion sequences IS256 and IS257 among CoNS isolates 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)
Wound n (%) Catheter n (%) Urine n (%) Blood n (%) Types of IS S. epidermidis (n = 49) S. haemolyticus (n = 37) S. saprophyticus (n = 5) Total n (%)
2 (6.9) 2 (6.9) 12 (41.4) 13 (44.8) IS256 12 (41.4) 17 (58.6) 0 (0) 29 (31.8)
3 (4.4) 11 (16.2) 24 (35.3) 30 (44.1) IS257 37(54.4) 26 (38.2) 5 (7.4) 68 (74.7)