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Table 2 Distribution of isolates by groups and species (n = 371)

From: Bacteriological aspects of chronic osteoarticular infections in adults: the influence of the osteosynthesis material

  Group A Group B
Patients without osteosynthesis material (n = 191) Patients with osteosynthesis material (n = 180)
Gram-positive cocci
 Staphylococci
  Coagulase-negative Staphylococci 41 47
  Staphylococcus aureus 53 32
 Streptococci
  Streptococcus spp. 14 5
  β-hemolytic streptococci 7 3
 Enterococci
  Enterococcus faecalis 14 9
  Enterococcus faecium 1 4
 Others
  Micrococcus spp. 0 2
  Leuconostoc spp. 2 0
Gram-negative bacilli
 Enterobacteriaceae
  Klebsiella pneumoniae 6 12
  Enterobacter cloacae 6 12
  Escherichia coli 8 7
  Proteus mirabilis 2 5
  Klebsiella oxytoca 0 3
  Morganella morganii 2 1
  Citrobacter koseri 2 0
  Citrobacter freundii 1 1
  Salmonella typhimurium 2 0
  Proteus vulgaris 0 1
 Non-fermenting bacteria
  Pseudomonas aeruginosa 11 12
  Acinetobacter baumannii 5 4
  Pseudomonas mendocina 0 2
  Ochrobactrum anthropi 0 2
  Ralstonia pickettii 0 1
  Burkholderia cepacia 0 1
 Others
  Aeromonas hydrophila 1 4
Gram-positive bacilli
 Corynebacterium spp. 7 9
 Bacillus spp. 1 0
 Listeria monocytogenes 0 1
 Actinomyces spp. 1 0
Acid-fast bacilli (of 34 requests)
 Mycobacterium tuberculosis 4 0