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Table 4 Bacterial genera/groups identified by 16S rRNA gene sequencing of clones 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

Genus Number of clones analysed (percentage) Number of clones sequenced (percentage)
Lysobacter 312 (60.9) 52 (44.1)
Gamma proteobacterium 41 (8.0) 8 (6.8)
Stenotrophomonas 34 (6.6) 9 (7.6)
Methylobacterium 24 (4.7) 5 (4.2)
Staphylococcus 24 (4.7) 5 (4.2)
Various bacterial clones 23 (4.5) 10 (8.5)
Proteus 18 (3.5) 5 (4.2)
Bradyrhizobium 11 (2.1) 4 (3.4)
Bacteroides 6 (1.2) 3 (2.5)
Hydrothermal vent eubacterium 6 (1.2) 6 (5.1)
Iron-oxidising lithotroph ES-1 5 (1.0) 5 (4.2)
Methylobacteriaceaea 4 (0.8) 2 (1.7)
Acidobacteria 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8)
Eubacterium 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8)
Endophytic bacterium 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8)
Xylella 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8)
  1. In all, 512 clones were analysed, and 118 clones were sequenced.aFamily.