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Diagnosis of Prosthetic Joint Infection 1998

Prospective Evaluation of Criteria for Microbiological Diagnosis
of Prosthetic-Joint Infection at Revision Arthroplasty – 1998
BRIDGET L. ATKINS, NICHOLAS ATHANASOU, JONATHAN J. DEEKS, DERRICK W. M. CROOK, HAMISH SIMPSON, TIMOTHY E. A. PETO, PETER MCLARDY-SMITH, ANTHONY R. BERENDT

Landmark paper that established the mantra that 3 or more tissues positive with the same organism is highly predictive of peri-prosthetic joint infection

http://jcm.asm.org/content/36/10/2932.full.pdf+html

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