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Table 3 Bacterial species identified by 16S rRNA gene sequencing of isolates from 10 prosthetic hip joints

From: Identification of bacteria on the surface of clinically infected and non-infected prosthetic hip joints removed during revision arthroplasties by 16S rRNA gene sequencing and by microbiological culture

Species Number of isolates (percentage)
Leifsonia aquatica 20 (43.5)
Staphylococcus epidermidis 9 (19.6)
Leifsonia shinshuensis 5 (10.9)
Proteus mirabilis 4 (8.7)
Brevundimonas sp. V4.BO.05 3 (6.5)
Salibacillus sp. YIM-kkny 16 2 (4.3)
Methylobacterium radiotolerans 1 (2.2)
Staphylococcus pasteuri 1 (2.2)
Zimmermannella alba 1 (2.2)
  1. The total number of samples was 46.