Direct Demonstration of Viable Staphylococcus aureus Bioflims in an Infected Total Joint Arthroplasty

Stoodley, Paul; Nistico, Laura; Johnson, Sandra; Lasko, Leslie-Ann; Baratz, Mark; Gahlot, Vikram; Ehrlich, Garth D.; Kathju, Sandeep
August 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 8, p1751
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the case of a orthopedic surgery patient who had chronic recurring symptoms of infection that persisted for years following total elbow arthroplasty despite medical and surgical interventions. A discussion of a diagnosis of viable staphylococcus aureus infection which was given to the patient, and of treatment for the infection which was given to the patient, is presented.


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