Table 1: Pathogens detected at diagnosis of periprosthetic infection.

PathogenN (%)

Staphylococcus epidermidis19 (20.21)
Staphylococcus aureus15 (16.00)
Other CNS13 (13.83)
Streptococci5 (5.32)
Corynebacterium spp.1 (1.1)
Escherichia coli1 (1.1)
Enterobacter cloacae1 (1.1)
Enterococcus faecalis1 (1.1)
Bacillus cereus1 (1.1)
Micrococcus luteus1 (1.1)
Moraxella osloensis1 (1.1)
MRSA1 (1.1)
Cutibacterium acnes1 (1.1)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa1 (1.1)
Rothia dentocariosa1 (1.1)
Polymicrobial8 (8.51)
Culture-negative23 (24.47)

CNS: coagulase negative staphylococci; MRSA: multi-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.