Comparison of the uptake of68Ga-DOTA-Siglec-9 in the three groups of animals. The three groups are as follows: S. epidermidis infection, S. aureus infection, and sterile catheter implant. The uptake is shown as the intra-animal SUVratio values of the proximal tibias measured in vivo (ROI1 in Figure 1) and ex vivo (section 4 in Figure 1). Box plots of are showing median, first and third quartiles, minimum and maximum values, and outliers. Comparison between the groups performed with ANOVA with Tukey's post hoc test.