TABLE 2.

Distribution of ERY resistance phenotypes and genes among 41 clinical Enterococcus faecalis and 35 clinical Enterococcus faecium isolates

Species (no. of isolates)ERY resistance phenotypeNo. of isolatesNo. (%) of isolates with ERY resistance gene(s)
erm(B)erm(B) and erm(T)Negative
Enterococcus faecalis (41)Resistant2724 (59)3 (7)
Intermediate1313 (32)
Susceptible11 (2)
Enterococcus faecium (35)Resistant3125 (71)4 (11)2 (6)
Susceptible44 (11)