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Table 2 Frequency of biofilm-related genes in S. epidermidis isolates

From: Genotypic and phenotypic analysis of biofilm formation Staphylococcus epidermidis isolates from clinical specimens

Biofilm related genesBiofilm forming capacity
Moderate (n = 5)Strong (n = 45)
icaA+1 (20%)23 (51.1%)
icaA4 (80%)22 (48.9%)
icaB+2 (40%)5 (11.11%)
icaB3 (60%)40 (88.88%)
icaC+3 (60%)37 (82.8%)
icaC2 (40%)8 (18.8%)
ica D+3 (60%)32 (71.1%)
ica D2 (40%)13 (28.9%)
icaADCB+1 (20%)23 (51.1%)
icaADCB4 (80%)22 (48.9%)
sdrG+3 (60%)39 (86.7%)
sdrG2 (40%)6 (13.31%)
atlE+4 (80%)45 (100%)
atlE1 (20%)0 (0%)
sdrG, atlE+3 (60%)39 (86.7%)
sdrG, atlE2 (40%)6 (13.31%)