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Table 1 Positive findings of Propionibacterium acnes in bone lesions in cases of SAPHO syndrome

From: SAPHO syndrome: Is a range of pathogen-associated rheumatic diseases extended?

Authors Investigated Propionibacterium acnes-positive
Sherusan et al. [16] 1982 1 1
Collert and Isacson [17] 1982 1 1
King et al. [18] 1987 7 1
Edlund et al. [19] 1988 15 7
Gerster et al. [20] 1990 1 1
Kotilainen et al. [21] 1996 1 1
Reith et al. [22] 1996 8 2
Hayem [10] 1999 15 1
Kirchoff et al. [23] 2003 14 8
Colina et al. [14] 2007 6 1
Assmann et al. [1] 2009 21 14
Total 90 38 (42%)
  1. SAPHO, synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, osteitis.