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

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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Case Report
Mycobacterium Avium Prosthetic Hip Infection on Abatacept Presenting as Fever of Unknown Origin
Rachel Sigler, Jessica R. Newman
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(4): 194-197. doi:10.7150/jbji.35703
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Case Report
Gardnerella vaginalis, from the Vaginal Microbiota to Prosthetic Joint Infection
Marion Thomas, Valérie Zeller, Beate Heym, Vanina Meyssonnier, Simon Marmor, Jean-Marc Ziza
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(4): 189-193. doi:10.7150/jbji.32471
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Research Paper
The Effect of Age on Outcome in Excision of Chronic Osteomyelitis with Free Muscle Flap Reconstruction
John Victor Kendall, Martin McNally, Christopher Taylor, Jamie Ferguson, Svetlana Galitzine, Paul Critchley, Henk Giele, Alexander John Ramsden
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(4): 181-188. doi:10.7150/jbji.31764
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Research Paper
Prosthetic Joint Infection due to Actinomyces species: A case series and review of literature
Ramez Dagher, Talha Riaz, Aaron J. Tande, Douglas R. Osmon, Anil Jagtiani, James M. Steckelberg, Tad Mabry, Elie F. Berbari
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(4): 174-180. doi:10.7150/jbji.35592
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Review
Factors to Consider When Assessing the Diagnostic Accuracy of Synovial Leukocyte Count in Periprosthetic Joint Infection
Karsten D Ottink, Carol Strahm, Anneke Muller-Kobold, Parham Sendi, Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(4): 167-173. doi:10.7150/jbji.34854
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Case Report
Late Spinal Implant Infection caused by Cutibacterium acnes
Valentin Gisler, Lorin Benneker, Parham Sendi
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(4): 163-166. doi:10.7150/jbji.36802
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Research Paper
Commercially available antibiotic-laden PMMA-covered locking nails for the treatment of fracture-related infections - A retrospective case analysis of 10 cases
Alberto Jorge-Mora, Samer Amhaz-Escanlar, Sabela Fernandez-Pose, Adrián García-Iglesias, Fermín Mandia-Mancebo, Eloi Franco-Trepat, María Guillán-Fresco, Jesús Pino-Minguez
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(4): 155-162. doi:10.7150/jbji.34072
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Research Paper
Surgical Treatment and Outcomes of Calcaneal Osteomyelitis in Adults: A Systematic Review
Marta Sabater-Martos, Irene Katharina Sigmund, Constantinos Loizou, Martin McNally
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(3): 146-154. doi:10.7150/jbji.34452
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Research Paper
Mycobacterium senegalense Osteomyelitis of the Distal Tibia: A Case Report
Jeremiah Maupin, Austin Cantrell, Katherine Kupiec, Dante Paolo Melendez, Amgad M. Haleem
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(3): 140-145. doi:10.7150/jbji.33321
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Research Paper
First results of a uniform regional treatment protocol and registration for acute prosthetic join infection in the South-East of the Netherlands
Maud C. Kamp, Robin W.T.M. van Kempen, Loes Janssen, M.C. (Marieke) van der Steen
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(3): 133-139. doi:10.7150/jbji.33039
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Research Paper
Clinical Experience with Tigecycline in the Treatment of Prosthetic Joint Infections
Allison Lastinger, Nathanael McLeod, Matthew J Dietz, John Guilfoose, Arif R Sarwari
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(3): 126-132. doi:10.7150/jbji.34866
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Research Paper
The Journey of Cultures Taken During Revision Joint Arthroplasty: Preanalytical Phase
Kier M. Blevins, Karan Goswami, Javad Parvizi
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(3): 120-125. doi:10.7150/jbji.32975
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Case Report
Marjolin's Tumor Complicating Chronic Periprosthetic Infection of a Total Knee Arthroplasty
Timothy Horan, Matthew T. Wallace, Albert J. Aboulafia, Janet D. Conway
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(3): 115-119. doi:10.7150/jbji.34679
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Case Report
Treatment of a Recurrent Periprosthetic Joint Infection with an Intramedullary Knee Arthrodesis System with Low-Amount Metallic Silver Coating
Volker Alt, Christian Heiss, Markus Rupp
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(3): 111-114. doi:10.7150/jbji.34484
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Research Paper
Cutibacterium acnes (formerly Propionibacterium acnes) isolated from prosthetic joint infections is less susceptible to oxacillin than to benzylpenicillin
Sara Ridberg, Bengt Hellmark, Åsa Nilsdotter, Bo Söderquist
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(3): 106-110. doi:10.7150/jbji.30954
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Research Paper
Association between Allogeneic Blood Transfusion and Wound Infection after Total Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: A Retrospective Case-Control Study
Ashish Taneja, Ahmed El-Bakoury, Hoa Khong, Pam Railton, Rajrishi Sharma, Kelly Dean Johnston, Shannon Puloski, Christopher Smith, James Powell
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(2): 99-105. doi:10.7150/jbji.30636
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