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Table 2 Microbiological analysis of the synovial fluid culture during second-stage reimplantation

From: The use of cell salvage during second-stage reimplantation for the treatment of chronic hip periprosthetic joint infection: a retrospective cohort study

Pathogen, n (%) Cell salvage reinfused group Control group Total
(n = 61) (n = 64) (n = 125)
Staphylococcus epidermidis 5 (8.2) 7 (10.9) 12 (9.6)
Staphylococcus aureus 2 (3.3) 4 (6.3) 6 (4.8)
Staphylococcus haemolyticus 2 (3.3) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.6)
Staphylococcus capitis 1 (1.6) 2 (3.1) 3 (2.4)
Staphylococcus warneri 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.8)
Staphylococcus cohnii 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.8)
Streptococcus agalactiae 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.8)
Enterobacter cloacae 1 (1.6) 1 (1.6) 2 (1.6)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1 (1.6) 2 (3.1) 3 (2.4)
Bacillus cereus 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.8)
Acinetobacter junii 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.8)
Klebsiella oxytoca 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.8)
Polymicrobial (≥ 2 organisms) 1 (1.6) 1 (1.6) 2 (1.6)
Culture-negative 42 (68.9) 47 (73.4) 89 (71.2)