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Recommendations of Hsieh et al for the Management of a Prosthetic Joint Infection Due to a Gram Negative Bacteria

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Infectious Diseases
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Gram negative bacteria cause only a small percent of prosthetic joint infections but management of these infections can be difficult. Hsieh et al made a number of recommendations for managing a patient with a prosthetic joint infection (PJI) caused by a Gram negative bacteria. The authors are from Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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