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Table 3 Univariate analysis of laboratory results and identification of pathogens between group C and group U

From: Risk factors of uncontrolled periprosthetic knee joint infection after two-stage reimplantation

VariablesGroup C (n = 53)Group U (n = 17)p value
Pre-resection CRP5.87 ± 6.743.11 ± 3.330.205
Pre-resection ESR80.48 ± 32.8875.53 ± 29.360.593
Pre-reimplantation CRP0.44 ± 0.471.70 ± 2.850.025*
Pre-reimplantation ESR42.93 ± 22.5950.71 ± 33.720.509
Identification of pathogen34 (64.2%)12 (70.6%)0.111
 Methicillin-resistant organisms19 (35.8%)6 (35.3%)0.882
 Methicillin-sensitive organisms11 (20.8%)2 (11.8%)0.517
 Fungal species2 (3.8%)3 (17.6%)0.031*
 Pseudomonal species1 (1.9%)1 (5.9%)0.327
 Other organisms1 (1.9%)0 (0%)0.572
  1. Data presented as mean ± standard deviation or n (%). CRP C-reactive protein, ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate, Group C controlled infection group, Group U uncontrolled infection group
  2. *p < 0.05 considered statistically significant