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Table 5 Microbiological and molecular biological results

From: Low-grade infections as a possible cause of arthrofibrosis after total knee arthroplasty

Patients Culture Synovia Culture Synovial Membrane PCR Synovia PCR Synovial Membrane
15 sterile sterile negative negative
1 sterile sterile positive
Enterococcus cecorum
Corynebacterium spp.
negative
1 positive
Staphylococcus warneri
sterile negative positive
Corynebacterium spp.
2 not evaluable not evaluable negative negative