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Table 2 Microbiology at explantation, reimplantation, and reinfection

From: High cure rate of periprosthetic hip joint infection with multidisciplinary team approach using standardized two-stage exchange

  Microorganism No. (%)
Explantation, n = 84 CNS 52 (62)
S. aureus 13 (15)
Propionibacterium 13 (15)
Enterococcus spp. 11 (13)
Streptococcus spp. 5 (6)
Gram-negative 3 (4)
Others 13 (15)
Reimplantation, n = 18 CNS 14 (78)
S. aureus 2 (11)
Propionibacterium 2 (11)
Others 2 (11)
Polymicrobial 3 (17)
Reinfection, n = 9 Negative 3 (33)
Klebsiella pneumoniae 2 (22)
Escherichia coli 1 (11)
Staphylococcus capitis 1 (11)
Candida spp. 1 (11)
Enterobacter cloacae 1 (11)