TABLE 4

OAI subjects with discordant results between sonication fluid culture and tissue culturea

CaseOAITissue culture resultPolymicrobialSonication fluid culture resultPolymicrobialAntibiotic prior to surgeryb
SS28YesNegativeS. aureusNoNo
SS31YesNegativeCoNSNoNo
SS32YesNegativeS. aureusNoYes
SS36YesNegativeCoNS and Streptococcus sp.YesYes
SS40YesNegativeEnterococcus sp. and CoNSYesYes
SS42YesCoNS and Enterococcus sp.cYesNegativeNo
SS48YesNegativeCoNSNoYes
SS49YesNegativeS. aureus and Bacillus sp.YesYes
SS50YesNegativeCoNSNoNo
SS59YesNegativeCoNSNoNo
SS60YesNegativeS. aureusNoNo
SS65YesNegativeP. aeruginosaNoYes
SS69YesNegativeS. aureusNoNo
SS83YesNegativeEnterococcus sp.NoNo
SS93YesNegativeCoNSNoYes
SS113YesNegativeCoNSNoNo
SS118YesNegativeCorynebacterium sp.NoNo
SS123YesNegativeS. aureusNoNo
SS128YesNegativeCoNS and Streptococcus sp.YesNo
SS141YesNegativeCoNSYesNo
SS144YesNegativeProteuss sp.NoYes
SS151YesNegativeS. aureusNoNo
SS157YesNegativeCorynebacterium sp.NoYes
SS183YesNegativeCorynebacterium sp.NoYes
SS191YesS. aureus and A. baumanniiYesNegativeYes
SS198YesNegativeCoNSNoNo
SS206YesNegativeEnterobacter sp.NoYes
SS208YesNegativeCoNSNoNo
SS217YesNegativeCoNSNoNo
SS219YesNegativeCoNSNoNo
SS224YesNegativeCoNSNoYes
SS228YesNegativeP. aeruginosa and Citrobacter sp.YesYes
SS233AYesNegativeP. aeruginosa and Serratia sp.YesNo
SS233BYesNegativeSerratia sp.No
SS237YesNegativeA. baumanniiNoNo
SS242YesNegativeEnterobacter sp.NoYes
SS253YesNegativeCoNSNoYes
SS254YesNegativeEnterobacter sp.NoNo
SS255YesNegativeS. aureus and C. indologenesYesYes
SS257YesNegativeK. pneumoniaeNoYes
SS260YesNegativeS. aureus and CoNSYesNo
SS288YesS. aureusNoNegativeNo
SS293YesNegativeK. pneumoniaeNoNo
SS294YesNegativeK. pneumoniaeNoYes
SS300YesNegativeS. maltophiliaNoNo
SS301YesCoNSNoNegativeNo
SS313YesNegativeK. pneumoniae and P. aeruginosaYesNo
SS317YesNegativeA. baumanniiNoNo
SS325YesNegativeE. coliNoNo
SS348YesP. aeruginosaNoNegativeNo
SS352YesNegativeCoNSNoNo
SS360YesNegativeS. aureus and CoNSYesNo
  • a OAI, osteosynthesis-associated infection.

  • b Patient received a minimum of 1 day of antibiotic therapy within 14 days prior to the removal of the implants.

  • c CoNS, coagulase-negative staphylococci.