Broad-range PCR in selected episodes of prosthetic joint infection

Infection. 2009 Jun;37(3):292-4. doi: 10.1007/s15010-008-8246-1. Epub 2009 Apr 23.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Colony Count, Microbial / methods*
  • Colony Count, Microbial / standards
  • DNA, Bacterial / analysis*
  • Female
  • Gene Amplification
  • Hip Prosthesis / adverse effects
  • Humans
  • Knee Prosthesis / adverse effects
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction / methods*
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction / standards
  • Prosthesis-Related Infections / diagnosis*
  • Prosthesis-Related Infections / microbiology
  • Sensitivity and Specificity

Substances

  • DNA, Bacterial