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Table 1 Distribution of detected pathogens

From: Value of multiplex PCR for detection of antimicrobial resistance in samples retrieved from patients with orthopaedic infections

MicrobiologySonication fluid (n = 60)Synovial fluid (n = 34)Total (n = 94)
Coagulase-negative staphylococci211233 (35%)
Staphylococcus aureus9716 (17%)
Streptococcus agalactiae4711 (12%)
Enterococcus spp.a8210 (11%)
Escherichia coli459 (10%)
Cutibacterium spp.b819 (10%)
Enterobacter cloacae303 (3%)
Finegoldia magna101 (1%)
Proteus spp.101 (1%)
Klebsiella pneumoniae101 (1%)
  1. aIncluding 9 isolates of E. faecalis and 1 isolate of E. faecium
  2. bIncluding 8 isolates of C. acnes and 1 isolate of C. avidum