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The impact of preoperative bacteriuria on the risk of periprosthetic joint infection after primary knee or hip replacement: a retrospective study with a one-year follow-up – Clinical Microbiology and Infection

Patients who undergo elective joint replacement are traditionally screened and treatedfor preoperative bacteriuria in order to prevent periprosthetic joint infection (PJI).More recently, this practice has been questioned. The purpose of this study was todetermine whether preoperative bacteriuria is associated with an increased risk ofPJI.

Fonte: The impact of preoperative bacteriuria on the risk of periprosthetic joint infection after primary knee or hip replacement: a retrospective study with a one-year follow-up – Clinical Microbiology and Infection

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