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Table 3 Biofilm-forming capacity of 248 methicillin-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and percentages of their adhesion genes related to antibiotics

From: Screening of genes encoding adhesion factors and biofilm production in methicillin resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from Palestinian patients

Biofilm Adhesion gene Gentamycin % Ciprofloaxin % SXT % Erythromycin % Clindamycin % MDR % Total %
Strong (n = 52, 20.9%) FinbB 23.1 23.1 1.9 15.4 11.5 7.7 46.2
ClfA/ClfB 32.7 40.4 11.5 36.5 28.8 19.2 69.2
Ebps 42.3 46.2 21.2 44.2 34.6 32.7 71.2
Can 15.4 19.2 3.8 15.4 11.5 7.7 38.5
Eno 46.2 59.6 30.8 57.7 25.0 38.5 94.2
Icad 42.3 57.7 26.9 51.9 36.5 32.7 88.5
FinbA 34.6 44.2 13.5 38.5 26.9 21.2 71.2
Fib 26.9 34.6 5.8 28.8 21.2 17.3 46.2
Moderate (n = 115, 46.3%) FinbB 5.2 18.3 0.9 17.4 6.1 6.1 26.1
ClfA/ClfB 13.0 30.4 13.0 54.8 28.7 17.4 81.7
Ebps 12.2 31.3 13.9 53.0 27.0 18.3 79.1
Can 7.0 7.8 8.7 28.7 17.4 8.7 40.9
Eno 18.3 36.5 19.1 65.2 33.0 26.1 94.8
Icad 13.9 32.2 17.4 56.5 29.6 21.7 82.6
FinbA 9.6 28.7 9.6 50.4 24.3 12.2 78.3
Fib 7.8 26.1 7.0 43.5 22.6 10.4 64.3
Weak (n = 81, 32.6%) FinbB 3.7 14.8 7.4 24.7 8.6 6.2 88.9
ClfA/ClfB 13.6 34.6 66.7 51.9 33.3 17.3 82.7
CLFB 13.6 34.6 17.3 54.3 33.3 17.3 86.4
Ebps 11.1 30.9 14.8 46.9 30.9 14.8 75.3
Can 7.4 11.1 7.4 23.5 17.3 7.4 39.5
Eno 12.3 37.0 17.3 59.3 37.0 17.3 95.1
Icad 12.3 30.9 14.8 51.9 33.3 18.5 81.5
FinbA 13.6 30.9 14.8 51.9 33.3 17.3 82.7
Fib 9.9 29.6 8.6 45.7 28.4 11.1 69.1