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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Research Paper
Orthoplastics in Periprosthetic Joint Infection of the Knee: Treatment Concept for Composite Soft-tissue Defect with Extensor Apparatus Deficiency
Rik Osinga, Maurice Michel Eggimann, Steven John Lo, Richard Kühl, Alexander Lunger, Peter Emil Ochsner, Parham Sendi, Martin Clauss, Dirk Johannes Schaefer
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(3): 160-171. doi:10.7150/jbji.47018
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Research Paper
The Importance Of Multi-site Intra-operative Tissue Sampling In The Diagnosis Of Hip And Knee Periprosthetic Joint Infection - Results From A Single Centre Study
Lucy C. Walker, Nick D. Clement, Ian Wilson, Munawar Hashmi, Julie Samuel, David J. Deehan
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(3): 151-159. doi:10.7150/jbji.39499
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Research Paper
Culturing Periprosthetic Tissues in BacT/Alert® Virtuo Blood Culture Bottles for a Short Duration of Post-operative Empirical Antibiotic Therapy
Claire Duployez, Frédéric Wallet, Henri Migaud, Eric Senneville, Caroline Loiez
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(3): 145-150. doi:10.7150/jbji.44621
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Research Paper
Reinfection and re-revision rates of 113 two-stage revisions in infected TKA
Joris Bongers, Anouk M.E. Jacobs, Katrijn Smulders, Gijs G. van Hellemondt, Jon H.M. Goosen
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(3): 137-144. doi:10.7150/jbji.43705
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Case Report
Nail Salon a Potential Source of a Rare Mycobacterium Fortuitum Infection In Proximal Tibia Megaprosthesis? A Case Report
Thomas A. Novack, Tyler Hoskins, Jay N. Patel, Christopher Mazzei, David Goyette, Kaitlin Zeedyk, James C. Wittig
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(3): 133-136. doi:10.7150/jbji.43023
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Research Paper
Sonication Leads to Clinically Relevant Changes in Treatment of Periprosthetic Hip or Knee Joint Infection
Marrit Hoekstra, Ewout S. Veltman, Ruben F.R.H.A Nurmohamed, Bruce van Dijk, Rob J. Rentenaar, H. Charles Vogely, Bart C.H. van der Wal
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(3): 128-132. doi:10.7150/jbji.45006
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Editorial
Antimicrobial coatings for orthopaedic implants - Ready for use?
Volker Alt, Antonia F. Chen
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(3): 125-127. doi:10.7150/jbji.46508
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Research Paper
Synovial Cell Count Poorly Predicts Septic Arthritis in the Presence of Crystalline Arthropathy
T. David Luo, D. Landry Jarvis, Hunter B. Yancey, Andrey Zuskov, Shane C. Tipton, Maxwell K. Langfitt, F. Johannes Plate
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(3): 118-124. doi:10.7150/jbji.44815
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Research Paper
Minocycline Combined with Vancomycin for the Treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Coagulase-Negative Staphylococcal Prosthetic Joint Infection Managed with Exchange Arthroplasty
Géraldine Bart, Valérie Zeller, Younes Kerroumi, Beate Heym, Vanina Meyssonnier, Nicole Desplaces, Marie Dominique Kitzis, Jean Marc Ziza, Simon Marmor
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(3): 110-117. doi:10.7150/jbji.43254
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Case Report
Late onset periprosthetic infection of the hip caused by the fish pathogen Lactococcus garvieae in a patient not associated with fish exposure
Marianne Westberg, Hanne Brekke, Nils Olav Hermansen, Bernhard Flatøy
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(3): 106-109. doi:10.7150/jbji.43655
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Research Paper
Wound Complications after 2-Octyl Skin Closure Systems for Total Joint Arthroplasty
Andrew Michalowitz, Robert Comrie, Christopher Nicholas, Michael Wagner, James Kehoe
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(2): 101-105. doi:10.7150/jbji.42079
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Case Report
Clostridium cadaveris Osteomyelitis: an Unusual Pathogen which Highlights the Importance of Deep Tissue Sampling in Chronic Osteomyelitis
Ruth Alexandra Corrigan, Jose Lomas Cabeza, David Stubbs, Martin McNally
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(2): 96-100. doi:10.7150/jbji.43801
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Research Paper
Assessment of a Multiplex Serological Test for the Diagnosis of Prosthetic Joint Infection: a Prospective Multicentre Study
Pascale Bémer, Céline Bourigault, Anne Jolivet-Gougeon, Chloé Plouzeau-Jayle, Carole Lemarie, Rachel Chenouard, Anne-Sophie Valentin, Sandra Bourdon, Anne-Gaëlle Leroy, Stéphane Corvec
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(2): 89-95. doi:10.7150/jbji.42076
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Research Paper
Assessing the Role of Daptomycin as Antibiotic Therapy for Staphylococcal Prosthetic Joint Infection
Alberto V. Carli, Andy O. Miller, Milan Kapadia, Yu-fen Chiu, Geoffrey H. Westrich, Barry D. Brause, Michael W. Henry
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(2): 82-88. doi:10.7150/jbji.41278
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Research Paper
Risk Factors for Fungal Prosthetic Joint Infection
Talha Riaz, Aaron J. Tande, Lisa L. Steed, Harry A. Demos, Cassandra D. Salgado, Douglas R. Osmon, Camelia E. Marculescu
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(2): 76-81. doi:10.7150/jbji.40402
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Research Paper
Outcomes, Microbiology and Antimicrobial Usage in Pressure Ulcer-Related Pelvic Osteomyelitis: Messages for Clinical Practice
Clark D. Russell, Shao-Ting Jerry Tsang, Alasdair Hamish R. W. Simpson, Rebecca K. Sutherland
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(2): 67-75. doi:10.7150/jbji.41779
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