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Table 2 Microbial yield of tissue samples collected from PJIs intraoperatively pretreated by various methods

From: Microbial yield from infectious tissues pretreated by various methods: an invitro study

Original specimen Pathogenic bacteria MH MM DTT SF DC
1 (case 1) Staphylococcus epidermidis 10 0 0 1 0
2 (case 2) Staphylococcus aureus 360 50 179 60 34
3 (case 3) E.coli 187 23 45 8 10
4 (case 3) E.coli 68 40 20 23 30
5 (case 5) Staphylococcus epidermidis 96 22 36 28 16
6 (case 6) Enterococcus faecalis 46 0 33 0 0
7 (case 6) Enterococcus faecalis 89 17 46 34 0
8 (case 7) Staphylococcus epidermidis 147 0 36 28 0
9 (case 7) Staphylococcus epidermidis 15 0 0 0 0
10 (case 8) Staphylococcus aureus 283 12 16 26 10
Total   1041 164 329 208 100