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The leukocyte esterase test for periprosthetic joint infection is not affected by prior antibiotic administration

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BACKGROUND: It has been demonstrated that administration of antibiotics prior to performing diagnostic testing for periprosthetic joint infection can interfere with the accuracy of the standard diagnostic tests. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of antibiotic administration prior to performing the synovial leukocyte esterase strip test for periprosthetic joint infection.

METHODS: We identified 121 patients who underwen...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.2106/jbjs.18.00615

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6069-978X
Publisher:
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Journal website
Volume:
101
Issue:
8
Pages:
739-744
Publication date:
2019-04-17
DOI:
EISSN:
1535-1386
ISSN:
0021-9355
Pmid:
30994592
Source identifiers:
992863
Language:
English
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pubs:992863
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uuid:7c70aff4-7d5c-4c17-827a-276d83283a5a
Local pid:
pubs:992863
Deposit date:
2019-04-19

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