TABLE 2.

SAg gene profile of vaginal S. aureus isolates

SAg gene1980-1981 (n = 30)2003-2005 (n = 30)P valuea
No. positive% PositiveNo. positive% Positive
TSST-193012400.59
SEA8278271.00
SEB7233100.30
SEC11379300.78
SED154130.35
SEE6306301.00
SEG2687930 ≪0.001
SEH3103101.00
SEI28931033 ≪0.001
SEl-J7238271.00
SEl-K7232377 ≪0.001
SEl-L7232997 ≪0.001
SEl-M2687723 ≪0.001
SEl-N2377517 ≪0.001
SEl-O413270.67
SEl-P27000.49
SEl-Q3101860 ≪0.001
  • a Data were analyzed by Fisher's exact test (two sided). P values of less than 0.05 were considered statistically significant and are in boldface.