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Table 2 Antibiotic administration according to organisms

From: Clinical outcomes of two-stage revision for chronic periprosthetic joint infection of the knee: culture-negative versus culture-positive

Organism Antimicrobial agent
S. aureus coagulate-positive or coagulase-negative
 Methicillin-susceptible Cefazolin or nafcillin or ciprofloxacin or levofloxacin
 Methicillin-resistant Vancomycin or teicoplanin
E. coli Ceftazidime or cefepime plus ciprofloxacin
Enterococcus Penicillin G or ampicillin or amoxicillin or vancomycin
P. aeruginosa Cefepime or meropenem or ceftazidime
S. agalactiae Penicillin G or ampicillin or amoxicillin
Fungus (C. albicans, C. parapsilosis) Fluconazole or micafungin
Culture-negative Vancomycin plus ciprofloxacin or levofloxacin or ceftriaxone or ceftazidime or cefepime