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Table 3 Virulence related genes identified in isolates of species of Aeromonas

From: Taxonomy, virulence genes and antimicrobial resistance of Aeromonas isolated from extra-intestinal and intestinal infections

Gene A.veronii A. caviae A. dhakensis A. hydrophila
No. strains (%) No. strains (%) No. strains (%) No. strains (%)
ast 2 (5.6) 0 (0.0) 3 (18.8) 6 (100.0)
act 36 (100.0) 1 (2.1) 10 (62.5) 1 (16.7)
alt 0 (0.0) 43 (89.6) 14 (87.5) 4 (66.7)
hlyA 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 14 (87.5) 5 (83.3)
aerA 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 10 (62.5) 1 (16.7)
ascF-G 14 (38.9) 2 (4.2) 4 (25.0) 4 (66.7)
ela 6 (16.7) 48 (100.0) 16 (100.0) 6 (100.0)
lip 3 (8.3) 48 (100.0) 15 (93.8) 6 (100.0)
fla 29 (80.6) 38 (79.2) 16 (100.0) 6 (100.0)
laf 2 (5.6) 2 (4.2) 1 (6.3) 2 (33.3)