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Assessment of the species diversity of microorganisms and methods of surgical correction for periprosthetic infection of the hip and knee joints

Journal of Bacteriology & Mycology: Open Access
Ivantsou UA,1 Garpushkin EA,2 Todrik AT,2 Ivantsou AU,3 Tsydzik IS4

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The article describes the species composition of pathogens and methods of surgical treatment in 85 patients with periprosthetic infection (PPI) of the hip and knee joints. Among all pathogens of PPI, Staphylococcus aureus was isolated in 56.5%. Representatives of gram-negative anaerobic microflora are represented by isolates (Acinetobacter baumannii, Klebsiella pneumonia, Pseudomonas aeruginosa) in 43.5%. In the treatment of patients with infection of the prosthetic hip and knee joints, the most effective surgical method is used in 69.4% of cases


periprosthetic infection, microorganism, surgical treatment