Editors-in-chief (appointed by European Bone and Joint Infection Society and MusculoSkeletal Infection Society):
Parham Sendi, M.D., FIDSA, Associate Professor at the University of Bern, Bern; lead physician, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland. European Bone and Joint Infection Society
Elie F. Berbari, M.D., FIDSA, Professor and Chair of the Infectious Diseases division, Mayo Clinic college of medicine, Rochester, MN, USA. Musculoskeletal Infection Society
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Journal of Bone and Joint Infection (JBJI), as a scientific publication of European Bone and Joint Infection Society (EBJIS) and MusculoSkeletal Infection Society (MSIS), publishes papers of highest quality in all areas of orthopaedic infections. Types of articles include research papers, short research communications, reviews, case reports, and letters.


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Review
Perioperative Contamination of Orthopaedic Polyethylene Implants, Targeting Devices and Arthroscopes. Experts' Decision Tree and Literature Review
Matthias Vautrin, Kevin Moerenhout, Gilles Udin, Olivier Borens
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(2): 65-71. doi:10.7150/jbji.30613
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Research Paper
Segmental Bone Loss of the Clavicle due to Fracture-Related Infection: A Multidisciplinary Challenge
Femke Goormans, Jan Vranckx, Michiel Herteleer, Jolien Onsea, Nathalie Noppe, Melissa Depypere, Stefaan Nijs, Willem-Jan Metsemakers
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(2): 60-64. doi:10.7150/jbji.32580
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Short Research Communication
Is Gram staining still useful in prosthetic joint infections?
Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker, Noam Shohat, Marine Sebillotte, Cédric Arvieux, Javad Parvizi, Alex Soriano
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(2): 56-59. doi:10.7150/jbji.31312
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Case Report
Metagenomic next-generation sequencing contribution in identifying prosthetic joint infection due to Parvimonas micra: a case report
Zida Huang, Chongjing Zhang, Wenbo Li, Xinyu Fang, Qijin Wang, Li Xing, Yingzhen Li, Xifang Nie, Bin Yang, Wenming Zhang
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(1): 50-55. doi:10.7150/jbji.30615
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Case Report
Cutibacterium (formerly Propionibacterium) acnes clavicular infection
Musa Zaid, Madisyn R. Chavez, Adrianna E. Carrasco, Melissa N. Zimel, Alan L. Zhang, Andrew E. Horvai, Thomas M. Link, Richard J. O'Donnell
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(1): 40-49. doi:10.7150/jbji.29153
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Review
Brodie's Abscess: A Systematic Review of Reported Cases
Niels van der Naald, Diederik P.J. Smeeing, Roderick M. Houwert, Falco Hietbrink, Geertje A.M. Govaert, Detlef van der Velde
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(1): 33-39. doi:10.7150/jbji.31843
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Research Paper
Subcutaneous Radiographic Measurement: A Marker to Evaluate Surgical Site Infection Risk in Elderly Hip Fracture Patients
Martí Bernaus, Francesc Anglès, Berta Escudero, Margarita Veloso, Alfredo Matamala, Lluís Font-Vizcarra
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(1): 27-32. doi:10.7150/jbji.30158
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Research Paper
Clinical Presentation, Management, and Prognosis of Pseudogout in Joint Arthroplasty: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Merit P. George, Floranne C. Ernste, Aaron Tande, Douglas Osmon, Tad Mabry, Elie F. Berbari
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(1): 20-26. doi:10.7150/jbji.29983
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Short Research Communication
Same Organism, Different Phenotype - Are Phenotypic Criteria Adequate In Coagulase-Negative Staphylococcal Orthopaedic Implant-Associated Infections?
Staffan Tevell, Sharmin Baig, Åsa Nilsdotter-Augustinsson, Marc Stegger, Bo Söderquist
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(1): 16-19. doi:10.7150/jbji.30256
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Research Paper
Quality of life and health status after Girdlestone resection arthroplasty in patients with an infected total hip prosthesis
Cornelis M. Vincenten, Brenda L. Den Oudsten, Pieter K. Bos, Stefan B.T. Bolder, Taco Gosens
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(1): 10-15. doi:10.7150/jbji.28390
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Research Paper
Determination of Tobramycin and Vancomycin Exposure Required to Eradicate Biofilms on Muscle and Bone Tissue In Vitro
Vajra Badha, Rex Moore, John Heffernan, Paulo Castaneda, Alex McLaren, Derek Overstreet
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(1): 1-9. doi:10.7150/jbji.29711
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Research Paper
Meta-analysis of sonicate fluid in blood culture bottles for diagnosing periprosthetic joint infection
Cheng Li, Nora Renz, Cristina Ojeda Thies, Andrej Trampuz
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(5): 273-279. doi:10.7150/jbji.29731
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Research Paper
Relevance of Modified Debridement-Irrigation, Antibiotic Therapy and Implant Retention Protocol for the Management of Surgical Site Infections: A Series of 1694 Instrumented Spinal Surgery
Romain Manet, Tristan Ferry, Jean-Etienne Castelain, Gilda Pardey Bracho, Eurico Freitas-Olim, Jacqueline Grando, Cédric Barrey
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(5): 266-272. doi:10.7150/jbji.28765
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Research Paper
Infection after Constrained Condylar Knee Arthroplasty: Incidence and microbiological findings in 100 consecutive complex primary and revision total knee arthroplasties
Marianne Westberg, Bjarne Grøgaard, Finnur Snorrason
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(5): 260-265. doi:10.7150/jbji.28900
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Editorial
Are All Joints Equal? Synovial Fluid Analysis in Periprosthetic Joint Infection
Parham Sendi, Andreas M. Müller, Elie Berbari
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(5): 258-259. doi:10.7150/jbji.30491
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Short Communication
Rifampin-Resistant Cutibacterium (formerly Propionibacterium) namnetense Superinfection after Staphylococcus aureus Bone Infection Treatment
Stéphane Corvec, Aurélie Guillouzouic, Guillaume Ghislain Aubin, Sophie Touchais, Olivier Grossi, François Gouin, Pascale Bémer
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(5): 255-257. doi:10.7150/jbji.30029
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