Table 3.

Toxin production by S. aureus control strains

Control strain (reference)Reference toxin productionCD69 expression on CD3+ T cells (%)aToxin production detected in this studyb
SEASEBSECSEDSEESEGSEHSEITSTETAETB
RN-450 (26)None0.5 ± 0.2
FDA-S6 (20)SEA, SEB14.7 ± 2.2++
FRI-137 (27)SEC4.9 ± 1.5++++
FRI-1151m (13)SED5.0 ± 1.8+
FRI-326 (7)SEE9.8 ± 1.7+
FRI-569 (31)SEH2.3 ± 0.2+
FRI-1169 (5)TSST-17.3 ± 1.2+
TC-7 (1)ETA10.5 ± 1.8+++
TC-146 (1)ETB5.7 ± 1.2+++
  • a See footnote a of Table 2.

  • b See footnote b of Table 2.