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Table 3 Type and frequency of infecting organism

From: Diagnosis of periprosthetic infection following total hip arthroplasty – evaluation of the diagnostic values of pre- and intraoperative parameters and the associated strategy to preoperatively select patients with a high probability of joint infection

Organism Frequency Multiple existence
CNS 13 6
   Staph. epidermidis 10 4
   Staph. capitis 2 1
   Staph. haemolyticus 1 1
Staphphylococcus aureus 10 3
Enterococcus faecalis 4 1
Propionibacteria 3  
B streptococcus 2 2
E. coli 2 1
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 2  
MRSA 1 1