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Table 1 Correlation between virulence phenotype and genotype

From: Improved detection of esp, hyl, asa1, gelE, cylA virulence genes among clinical isolates of Enterococci

Virulence factors (encoding gene)E. faecalis (n = 89)E. faecium (n = 51)
P+ G+P− G+P+ G−P− G−P+ G+P− G+P+ G−P− G−
Cytolysin (cylA)48553101545
Gelatinase (gelE)33430131417812
Slime        
 asa17349341442
 esp453374221262
  1. P+ phenotypically expressed
  2. P− phenotypically not expressed
  3. G+ Gene detected
  4. G− Gene not detected
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