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Table 3 Results of microbiological smears were given in six studies

From: Infection following fractures of the proximal tibia – a systematic review of incidence and outcome

  Engelbrecht [40] Lin [19] Marsh [4] Cole [36] Phisitkul [3] Barei [31]
Staphylococcus aureus x x x   x x
MRSA   x   x x x
Staphylococcus epidermidis   x    x  
Streptococcus   x     
Pseudomonas aeruginosa   x     
Enterococcus   x    x x
Enterobacteriaceae   x    x x
Haemophilus influenzae      x  
no growth (if reported)   x   x x