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Table 5 Distribution of virulence genes among UPEC strains, n (%)

From: An evaluation of multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli isolates in urinary tract infections from Aguascalientes, Mexico: cross-sectional study

Virulence genes Total isolates, n = 110 (%) MDR, n = 70 (%) Male, n = 24 (%) Female, n = 86 (%) *p Hospital-acquired, n = 31 (%) Community-acquired, n = 79 (%) *p
fyuA 75 (68.2) 46 (65.7) 14 (58.3) 61 (70.9)   22 (71.0) 53 (67.1)  
fimH 79 (71.8) 51 (72.9) 20 (83.3) 59 (68.6)   21 (67.7) 58 (73.4)  
sfaS 11 (10) 6 (8.6) 2 (8.3) 9 (10.5)   2 (6.5) 9 (11.4)  
afa/dra 9 (8.2) 5 (7.1) 0 (0.0) 9 (10.5)   2 (6.5) 7 (8.9)  
papC 47 (42.7) 27 (38.6) 12 (50.0) 35 (40.7)   15 (48.4) 32 (40.5)  
agn43 60 (54.5) 39 (55.7) 14 (58.3) 46 (53.5)   16 (51.6) 44 (55.7)  
yfcV 22 (20) 15 (21.4) 10 (41.7) 12 (14.0) 0.0026 8 (25.8) 14 (17.7)  
vat 22 (20) 13 (18.3) 7 (29.2) 15 (17.4)   6 (19.4) 16 (20.3)  
hlyA 10 (9.1) 7 (10.0) 4 (16.7) 6 (7.0)   4 (12.9) 6 (7.6)  
cnf1 3 (2.7) 2 (2.9) 1 (4.2) 2 (2.3)   1 (3.2) 2 (2.5)  
kpsMTII 41 (37.3) 25 (35.7) 9 (37.5) 32 (37.2)   18 (58.1) 23 (29.1) 0.0047
chuA 54 (49.1) 32 (45.7) 11 (45.8) 43 (50.0)   16 (51.6) 38 (48.1)  
  1. * Only statistical significant values are shown