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Table 5 Bacterial species 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

Species Number of clones analysed (percentage) Number of clones sequenced (percentage)
Lysobacter enzymogenes 161 (31.4) 27 (22.9)
Lysobacter sp. C3 145 (28.3) 24 (20.3)
Gamma proteobacterium N4-7 34 (6.6) 7 (5.9)
Methylobacterium SM4 24 (4.7) 5 (4.2)
Staphylococcus epidermidis 24 (4.7) 5 (4.2)
Uncultured bacterium clone mw5 19 (3.7) 6 (5.1)
Proteus mirabilis 18 (3.5) 5 (4.2)
Stenotrophomonas sp. SAFR-173 18 (3.5) 7 (5.9)
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia 16 (3.1) 2 (1.7)
Bradyrhizobium sp. BC-C1 8 (1.6) 1 (0.8)
Uncultured gamma proteobacterium clone B22B17 7 (1.4) 1 (0.8)
Bacteroides fragilis 6 (1.2) 3 (2.5)
Lysobacter sp. IB-9374 6 (1.2) 1 (0.8)
Hydrothermal vent eubacterium 6 (1.2) 6 (5.1)
Iron-oxidising lithotroph ES-1 5 (1.0) 5 (4.2)
Uncultured Methylobacteriaceae clone M3Ba28 2 (0.4) 1 (0.8)
Uncultured Methylobacteriaceae clone 10-3Ba12 2 (0.4) 1 (0.8)
Bradyrhizobium japonicum 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8)
Bradyrhizobium sp. CCBAU 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8)
Uncultured rape rhizosphere bacterium wr0008 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8)
Acidobacterium sp. TAA166 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8)
Endophytic bacterium 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8)
Xylella fastidiosa 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8)
Uncultured Eubacterium clone GL178.11 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8)
Uncultured bacterium Br-z43 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8)
Uncultured bacterium clone BA017 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8)
Uncultured bacterium clone LG25 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8)
Uncultured bacterium clone I-9 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8)
  1. In all, 512 clones were analysed, and 118 clones were sequenced.