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Table 3 Multiplex PCR based fingerprints of vancomycin-resistance and multiple-virulence-markers in E. faecalis isolates from river Gomti

From: Multiplex PCR based genotypic characterization of pathogenic vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecalis recovered from an Indian river along a city landscape

E. faecalis
isolates
Target genes
Housekeeping gene Antimicrobial resistance and Virulence genes
sodA
(E. faecalis)
vanB gelE ace efaA Esp
E. faecalis ATCC 51299 (ATCC, USA) (positive control) + + +P + + +
Site #1       
 2E + + + +
 AE + +P + +
 BE + +P + + +
 FE + + + + +
 GE + + +P + +
Site #2       
 4E + + +P + + +
 HE + + +P + +
 CE + + +P + + +
 G2A + +P + +
 G2B + + + + +
Site #3       
 9E + +P + +
 IE + + + +
 16E + +P + + +
 G3A + +P + + +
 G3B + +P + + +
 G3C + + + +
 G3D + + + +
Site #4       
 11E + +P + + +
 17E + + + + +
 18E + + +P + + +
 19E + +P + +
 20E + + +P +
 G4A + + + + +
 G4B + + + + +
Site #5       
 15E + +P + +
 21E + + + + +
 22E + + +P + +
 23E + + +P + + +
 24E + + + + +
 G5A + +P + + +
 G5B + +P + + +
 G6A + + + + +
 G6B + +P + + +
  1. ATCC American Type Culture Collection, USA
  2. +P denotes E. faecalis isolates exhibiting gelatinase phenotype