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Table 3 Pathogen cultures of 21 patients

From: The use of incisional vacuum-assisted closure system following one-stage incision suture combined with continuous irrigation to treat early deep surgical site infection after posterior lumbar fusion with instrumentation

Pathogens Number of patients
Monomicrobial 13
Polymicrobial 1
Gram-positive 7
Staphylococcus epidermidis 1
Gram-negative 8
Escherichia coli 5
Enterobacter cloacae 1
Acinetobacter baumanni 1
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1
No pathogen 7
  1. MSSA methicillin-sensitive, Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus