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TableĀ 3 Patterns of biofilm-related genes in biofilm-forming isolates

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

Biofilm related genesPrevalence of biofilm related genes (N)Number of isolates with presence of genes (N)
Genes patternsNumber of genes (N)
icaADBC, sdrG and atlE64221
atlE, sdrG, icaD,B,C584
atlE, icaADBC584
atlE, icaD,B,C4168
atlE, sdrG, icaD, icaC4168
icaD, sdrG, atlE3126
icaC, atlE, sdrG3126
  1. It seems that more research is needed for determining the role of genes product in S. epidermidis strains and finding the relationship between the expression of product and biofilm-formation procedure in mentioned bacteria. In the current study, only the presence of genes responsible for biofilm formation process has been assessed. Expression of the related genes product to the evaluation of their role in the biofilm-formation procedure has not been performed yet