Antibiotic-tolerant Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm Persists on Arthroplasty Materials.

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BACKGROUND The continued presence of biofilm may be one cause of the high risk of failure observed with irrigation and débridement with component retention in acute periprosthetic joint infection (PJI). There is a poor understanding of the role of biofilm antibiotic tolerance in PJI. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES (1) Do increasing doses of cefazolin result in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11999-016-4720-8

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@article{Urish2016AntibiotictolerantSA, title={Antibiotic-tolerant Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm Persists on Arthroplasty Materials.}, author={Kenneth Lynn Urish and Peter W DeMuth and Brian W. Kwan and David W. Craft and Dongzhu Ma and Hani H Haider and Rocky S Tuan and Thomas K. Wood and Charles M. Davis}, journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research}, year={2016}, volume={474 7}, pages={1649-56} }