General Assembly, Diagnosis, Pathogen Isolation - Culture Matters: Proceedings of International Consensus on Orthopedic Infections

Tiziana Ascione, Robert Barrack, Natividad Benito, Kier Blevins, Barry Brause, Olivier Cornu, Lars Frommelt, Vanya Gant, Karan Goswami, Ruyin Hu, Mitchell R. Klement, Georgios Komnos, Rajesh Malhotra, Yusuf Mirza, Ana Lucia Munhoz Lima, Charles Nelson, Syed Shahid Noor, Michael O'Malley, Sam Oussedik, María Eugenia PortilloHernan Prieto, Arjun Saxena, Giuseppe Sessa

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S197-S206
JournalJournal of Arthroplasty
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2019


  • acid-fast bacilli (AFB)
  • aerobic
  • anaerobic
  • antibiotic withholding
  • culture
  • fungal culture
  • increase culture-positive yield
  • number of cultures
  • optimal culture processing
  • optimal culture time to final report
  • optimal sample containers
  • optimal tissue sampling
  • organism isolation
  • organism typification
  • pathogen isolation
  • sample handling
  • sample timing
  • sample transport
  • sinus tract swabbing
  • sonication
  • synovial cultures

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