Usefulness of sonication for diagnosing infection in explanted orthopaedic implants

Usefulness of sonication for diagnosing infection in explanted orthopaedic implants BackgroundOrthopaedic implant infection is a rare but serious complication whose optimal treatment requires an accurate microbiological diagnosis. The objective of this study was to determine whether culturing sonicated explants improved sensitivity compared to culturing standard sonicated soft-tissue samples. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Orthopaedics & Traumatology: Surgery & Research Elsevier

Usefulness of sonication for diagnosing infection in explanted orthopaedic implants

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Masson SAS
ISSN
1877-0568
eISSN
1617-3538
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.otsr.2017.11.021
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Abstract

BackgroundOrthopaedic implant infection is a rare but serious complication whose optimal treatment requires an accurate microbiological diagnosis. The objective of this study was to determine whether culturing sonicated explants improved sensitivity compared to culturing standard sonicated soft-tissue samples.

Journal

Orthopaedics & Traumatology: Surgery & ResearchElsevier

Published: Jun 1, 2018

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