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Table 3 Types of PJI and identified pathogens

From: Different diagnostic performance of plasma fibrinogen and D-dimer in periprosthetic joint infection: a propensity score matched study

  Acute (n = 9) Chronic (n = 16) Total (n = 25)
Positive culture 9 16 25
Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus
 Staphylococcus epidermidis 0 8 8
 Staphylococcus capitis 1 0 1
Coagulase-positive Staphylococcus
 Staphylococcus aureus 2 2 4
Streptococcus
 Streptococcus mitis 0 1 1
 Streptococcus pneumoniae 1 0 1
 Streptococcus agalactiae 1 0 1
 Streptococcus anginosus 0 1 1
 Escherichia coli 1 2 3
 Brucella 1 0 1
 Salmonella 1 0 1
 Klebsiella pneumoniae 0 1 1
 Bacillus fragilis 0 1 1
 Corynebacterium rhizogenes 1 0 1