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Table 3 Details of clinical data in 15 cases

From: Debridement, antibiotics, and implant retention combined with direct intra-articular antibiotic infusion in patients with acute hematogenous periprosthetic joint infection of the knee

  Duration of intraarticular antibiotics Culture Intravenous antibiotics Intravenous antibiotic duration (Days) Oral antibiotics Oral antibiotic duration (Days) Time to normal serum CRP (Days) Follow up time (Months)
Case 1 21 Negative Fosfomycin 30 Amoxicillin and Clavulanate 30 37 99
Case 2 21 Negative Fosfomycin 34 Ciprofloxacin 90 312 125
Case 3 20 Streptococcus gr. A Penicillin G and Clindamycin 45 Cefdinir 120 111 133
Case 4 20 Streptococcus gr. A Penicillin G and Clindamycin 45 Cefdinir 120 111 133
Case 5 13 Streptococcus gr. B Fosfomycin 45 Amoxicillin and Clavulanate 90 113 110
Case 6 20 Negative Cefazolin 5 Amoxicillin and Clavulanate 180 29 70
Case 7 14 Negative Cefazolin 45 Cephalexin 30 35 117
Case 8 15 Negative Cefazolin 45 Cephalexin 30 35 117
Case 9 24 Negative Cefazolin 38 Amoxicillin and Clavulanate 90 26 65
Case 10 7 Negative Ciprofloxacin 24 Ciprofloxacin 30 35 62
Case 11 14 Negative Cefazolin 14 Amoxicillin and Clavulanate 60 34 65
Case 12 12 MRSA Vancomycin 45 Cephalexin 60 28 72
Case 13 19 MRSA Vancomycin 45 Fucidin 60 107 72
Case 14 21 Negative Cefazolin 14 Amoxicillin and Clavulanate 60 35 103
Case 15 21 Negative Cefazolin 14 Amoxicillin and Clavulanate 60 23 56
  1. MRSA methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus