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Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2017 Feb;49(2):153-161. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2016.10.015. Epub 2016 Nov 28.

Prosthetic joints: shining lights on challenging blind spots.

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1
Microbiology Department, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Basingstoke & Winchester, UK; University of Southampton Medical School, Southampton, UK. Electronic address: kordosaeed@nhs.net.
2
Microbiology Department, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Basingstoke & Winchester, UK; University of Southampton Medical School, Southampton, UK; Rare and Imported Pathogens Department, Public Health England, UK.
3
Department of Infectious Diseases, Santa Maria Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy.
4
Department of Infectious Diseases, Hôpital Joseph Ducuing, Toulouse, France.
5
Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain.
6
Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore; Institute of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, Communicable Disease Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore.
7
Microbiology Department, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Basingstoke & Winchester, UK; University of Southampton Medical School, Southampton, UK; Gibraltar Health Authority, St Bernard's Hospital, Gibraltar.
8
Global and Tropical Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Department of Infectious Diseases, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, Australia.
9
Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy.
10
Orthopaedic-Traumatology Department, Joseph Ducuing Hospital, Toulouse, France.
11
Medical Microbiology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK.
12
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Winchester, UK.
13
Institute of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, Communicable Disease Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore; Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
14
Department of Trauma & Orthopaedics, University Hospital Llandough, Cardiff, UK.
15
Department of Trauma & Orthopaedics, Hospital 'Vega Baja' Orihuela, Alicante, Spain.
16
Centro di Chirurgia Ricostruttiva e delle Infezioni Osteo-articolari, Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi IRCCS, Milan, Italy.
17
Department of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA.
18
Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.
19
Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Hywel Dda University Health Board, Wales, UK.
20
Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey.

KEYWORDS:

Arthroplasty; Implant; Loosening; Prosthetic joint infection; Total hip arthroplasty; Total knee arthroplasty

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