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Table 2 Detection of virulence factors in Enterococcus species isolates

From: Prevalence and phenotypic characterization of Enterococcus species isolated from clinical samples of pediatric patients in Jimma University Specialized Hospital, south west Ethiopia

Virulence factor Haemolysin Gelatinase Biofilms Total no. (%)a
Combination of factors + + + 7 (31.8%)
+ + 0 (0.0%)
+ + 1 (4.5%)
+ + 8 (36.4%)
+ 2 (9.1%)
+ 0 (0.0%)
+ 1 (4.5%)
3 (13.6%)
Total (%) 10 (45.5%) 15 (68.2%) 17 (77.3%) 22 (100.0%)
  1. aTotal number of isolates which produce virulence factors