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Table 1 Groups of microorganisms and their respective prevalences. FRI, fracture-related infection; PFRI, possible fracture-related infection; PTC, peri-implant tissue culture; SFC, sonicate fluid culture

From: Sonication in the diagnosis of fracture-related infections (FRI)—a retrospective study on 230 retrieved implants

Group   Prevalence
  FRI PFRI Overall
SFC PTC SFC PTC SFC PTC
CoNS Coagulase-negative staphylococci 24 27 18 3 42 30
MSSA Methicillin-susceptible S. aureus 34 29 1 0 35 29
MRSA Methicillin-resistant S. aureus 5 5 0 1 5 6
GNB Gram-negative bacillia 24 25 3 1 27 26
ENT Enterococci 7 8 0 2 7 10
STR Streptococci 3 4 1 1 4 5
ANAER Anaerobesb 3 5 5 3 8 8
OTH Other microorganismsc 7 10 7 7 14 17
Total   107 113 35 18 142 131
  1. aIncluding E. coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter cloacae complex, Serratia marcescens, Proteus spp. (=species), Citrobacter spp.
  2. bIncluding Cutibacterium spp. and Finegoldia magna
  3. cIncluding Fungi, Corynebact. spp., and others