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Table 2 Organisms of PJI detected by culture and mNGS

From: Value of mNGS in sonication fluid for the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection

Microorganisms No. of all detected micro-organisms Conventional culture Sonication culture Sonication mNGS
Staphylococcus aureus 5 3 5 5
Enterococcus faecalis 6 4 4 5
Staphylococcus haemolyticus 1 1 1 1
Helcococcus kunzii 1 1 1 1
Staphylococcus epidermidis 4 4 4 4
Finegoldia magna 1 1 1 1
Mycobacterium abscessus 1 1 1 1
Streptotoccus agalactiae 1 1 1 1
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1 1 1 1
Escherichia coli 1 1 1 1
Parvimonas micra 1 0 0 1
Neisseria macacae 1 0 0 1
Candida parapsilosis 1 0 0 1
Mycoplasma hominis 2 0 0 2
Candida tropicalis 1 0 0 1
Enterobacter cloacae 1 0 0 1
All 29 18 20 28