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Table 3 Prevalence of enterotoxin genes in different Staphylococcus spp

From: Genetically divergent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and sec-dependent mastitis of dairy goats in Taiwan

Enterotoxin genes Positive rate (%)
  Goat Bovine
  S. aureus (n = 113)a S. aureus (n = 10)b CNS (n = 71) S. aureus (n = 27)c
sea 0 (0/113) 0 (0/10) 0 (0/71) 11.1 (3/27)
seb 0 (0/113) 0 (0/10) 0 (0/71) 0 (0/27)
sec 22.1 (25/113) 80.0 (8/10) 0 (0/71) 0 (0/27)
sed 0 (0/113) 0 (0/10) 0 (0/71) 0 (0/27)
see 0.9 (1/113) 0 (0/10) 0 (0/71) 0 (0/27)
seg 0 (0/113) 0 (0/10) 0 (0/71) 0 (0/27)
seh 0 (0/113) 0 (0/10) 0 (0/71) 0 (0/27)
sei 0 (0/113) 0 (0/10) 0 (0/71) 0 (0/27)
sej 0 (0/113) 0 (0/10) 0 (0/71) 0 (0/27)
  1. a113 strains comprised 27 strains in 2008 and 86 strains in 2006-2007
  2. b10 S. aureus strains isolated from 15 goat mastitis samples
  3. c27 S. aureus strains isolated from cattle with mastitis