Periprosthetic joint infection with negative culture results: clinical characteristics and treatment outcome.

@article{Choi2013PeriprostheticJI,
  title={Periprosthetic joint infection with negative culture results: clinical characteristics and treatment outcome.},
  author={Ho-Rim Choi and Young-Min Kwon and Andrew A. Freiberg and Sandra Bliss Nelson and Henrik Malchau},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={899-903}
}
Negative culture result is frequently encountered in periprosthetic joint infection, but its clinical feature has not been well studied. In this study, clinical characteristics and treatment outcome were compared in two patient groups: (1) 40 periprosthetic joint infections with negative culture results (culture-negative group) and (2) 135 patients with positive culture results (culture-positive group). In comparison of two groups, the culture-negative group showed significantly higher… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
17 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…