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Table 2 Prevalence of SAgs genes in S. aureus isolates from patients of Group 1 and Group 2

From: Association between the accessory gene regulator (agr) locus and the presence of superantigen genes in clinical isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

SAgs and toxins Group 1
(n = 160)
Group 2
(n = 190)
MRSA MSSA Total in Group 1 Total in Group 2
Female Male Female Male Group 1 Group 2 Group 1 Group 2
SEA 5 12 11 14 11 20 6 6 17 26
SEB 1 10 9 10 7 11 4 8 11 19
SEC 3 2 5 16 6 19 0 2 5 21
SED 11 2 1 16 9 13 4 7 13 17
SEE 4 11 6 13 6 16 9 3 15 19
SEl-G 0 2 8 8 2 11 0 5 2 16
SEl-H 1 5 3 13 5 9 1 7 6 16
SEI 4 3 7 13 6 15 1 5 7 20
SEl-J 5 6 2 9 7 16 4 2 11 14
SEl-K 1 6 1 6 6 11 1 2 7 13
SEl-L 4 5 2 7 4 19 5 2 9 21
SEl-M 2 9 5 6 10 17 1 9 11 26
SEl-N 5 7 5 7 9 11 3 8 12 19
SEl-O 9 13 7 15 16 23 6 6 22 29
SEl-Q 8 13 9 12 19 17 2 2 21 19
TSST-1 0 1 4 10 1 9 0 5 1 14
etA 0 0 3 8 0 9 0 3 0 11
etB 0 0 3 6 0 8 0 1 0 9
lukS-PVL 0 2 2 4 2 5 0 3 2 8
lukF-PV 0 0 3 8 0 5 0 6 0 11
lukE-lukD 0 0 2 4 0 6 0 0 0 6
edinA 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
edinB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
edinC 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
mecA 49 12 67 32 61 99 0 0 61 99