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Table 5 Culture results from patients with spinal epidural abscess with and without a history of intravenous drug use in a retrospective cohort study at Oregon Health & Science University, 2015–2018

From: Time-to-completed-imaging, survival and function in patients with spinal epidural abscess: Description of a series of 34 patients, 2015–2018

 History of intravenous drug use (n = 20)No history of intravenous drug use (n = 14)
Aggregatibacter aphrophilus1 (5.0)0
Staphylococcus aureus4 (20.0)5 (35.7)
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus7 (35.0)1 (7.1)
Propionibacterium acnes1 (5.0)0
Streptococcus pyogenes01 (7.1)
No growth2 (10.0)1 (7.1)
No culture6 (30.0)4 (28.6)
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