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Table 3 Microbiological findings

From: DAIR (Debridement, Antibiotics and Implant Retention) less effective in hematogenous total knee arthroplasty infections

  n Success (n = 20) Failure (n = 6) p value
GNB 6 67% 33% 0.60
CoNS 5 60% 40% 0.56
S. aureus 3 33% 67% 0.12
Streptococcus 3 100% 0 0.31
Polymicrobial 1 100% 0 0.58
Anaerobe 1 100% 0 0.58
Negative cultures 7 100% 0 0.15
  1. CoNS coagulase-negative staphylococci, GNB gram-negative bacilli