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Table 4 Microorganisms identified in PJI of the hip and their time and frequency of detection

From: Diagnostic accuracy of arthroscopic biopsy in periprosthetic infections of the hip

Microorganism Number of infected joints Time to positive culture
24 h 48 h 10 days 14 days
Staphylococcus epidermidis 5    3 2
Staphylococcus capitis 1    1  
Streptococcus ovis 1   1   
Enterococcus faecalis 1 1    
Total 8 1 1 4 2