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Table 2 The microbiological findings in two groups

From: Infected bone resection plus adjuvant antibiotic-impregnated calcium sulfate versus infected bone resection alone in the treatment of diabetic forefoot osteomyelitis

microbiological findings The CS group The control group
Monomicrobial infections 7 (35.0%) 12 (42.9%)
Total bacterial spices 24 39
Staphylococcus aureus 8 8
MRSA 1 0
Escherichia coli 2 8
Enterococcus faecalis 2 5
Proteus species 2 3
Klebsiella species 2 1
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1 3
Staphylococcus epidermidis 1 0
Streptococcus species 2 2
Acinetobacter baumannii 0 2
Candida albicans 0 2
Enterobacter cloacae 0 1
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia 1 0
Myroides odoratimimus 1 0
Negative finding 1 4
  1. Abbreviations: CS Calcium sulfate, MASA Methicillin resistantstaphylococcus aureus