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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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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Research Paper
Fever and Erythema are Specific Findings in Detecting Infection Following Total Knee Arthroplasty
Noam Shohat, Karan Goswami, Timothy L Tan, Brian Henstenburg, Gabriel Makar, Alexander J Rondon, Javad Parvizi
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(2): 92-98. doi:10.7150/jbji.30088
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Research Paper
Intraoperative Transfusion of Red Blood Cell Units Stored >14 Days is Associated with an Increased Risk of Prosthetic Joint Infection
Eduard Tornero, Arturo Pereira, Misericordia Basora, Luis Lozano, Laura Morata, Ernesto Muñoz-Mahammud, Andreu Combalia, Alex Soriano
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(2): 85-91. doi:10.7150/jbji.30001
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Research Paper
Radiographic and Histological Analysis of a Synthetic Bone Graft Substitute Eluting Gentamicin in the Treatment of Chronic Osteomyelitis
Jamie Ferguson, Nicholas Athanasou, Michael Diefenbeck, Martin McNally
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(2): 76-84. doi:10.7150/jbji.31592
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Short Research Paper
Daptomycin versus Vancomycin as Post-Operative Empirical Antibiotic Treatment for Prosthetic Joint Infections: A Case-Control Study
C Joseph, O Robineau, M Titecat, S Putman, N Blondiaux, C Loiez, M Valette, JL Schmit, E Beltrand, H Dézeque, S Nguyen, H Migaud, E Senneville
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2019; 4(2): 72-75. doi:10.7150/jbji.22118
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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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