Outcome of penicillin-susceptible streptococcal prosthetic joint infection treated with debridement and retention of the prosthesis.

@article{Meehan2003OutcomeOP,
  title={Outcome of penicillin-susceptible streptococcal prosthetic joint infection treated with debridement and retention of the prosthesis.},
  author={Anne M. Meehan and Douglas R. Osmon and Mary C T Duffy and Arlen D. Hanssen and Michael R Keating},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2003},
  volume={36 7},
  pages={845-9}
}
Debridement with retention of the prosthesis was the initial treatment modality for 19 cases of penicillin-susceptible streptococcal prosthetic joint infection that occurred in 18 patients who presented to the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota) during 1969-1998. All of the cases of prosthetic joint infection occurred >30 days after implantation of the prosthesis, which was well fixed at the time of debridement. The median duration of symptoms before debridement was 4 days (range, 1-10 days… CONTINUE READING

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