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Table. 2.

Pathogens isolated from the hip and knee PJIs, sorted by monomicrobial and polymicrobial infection cases

Microorganism Monomicrobial infection Polymicrobial infection P value
Staphylococcus epidermidis 97 (35%) 19 (59%) 0.007
Staphylococcus aureus 58 (21%) 7 (22%) 0.9
Other coagulase-negative Staphylococci (CoNS) 17 (6%) 8 (25%) 0.0002
Enterococcus sp. 16 (6%) 9 (28%) < 0.0001
Corynebacterium sp. 8 (3%) 5 (16%) 0.0007
Gram-negative bacilli 21 (8%) 3 (9%) 0.7
Streptococcus sp. 31 (11%) 2 (6%) 1
Granulicatella adiacens 6 (2%) 0 (0%) -
Finegoldia magna 4 (1%) 6 (19%) < 0.0001
Cutibacterium acnes 9 (3%) 3 (9%) 0.1
Others 11 (4%) 4 (12%) -
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