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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Short Communication
Accuracy of Synovial Leukocyte and Polymorphonuclear Cell Count in Patients with Shoulder Prosthetic Joint Infection
Carol Strahm, Vilijam Zdravkovic, Claus Egidy, Bernhard Jost
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(5): 245-248. doi:10.7150/jbji.29289
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Research Paper
Totally Implantable Venous-Access Device Infection Causing Hematogenous Prosthetic Joint Infection: A Retrospective Case Series
Fernanda Medina, Vanina Meyssonnier, Valérie Zeller, Beate Heym, Jean-Marc Ziza, Simon Marmor
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(5): 241-244. doi:10.7150/jbji.25887
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Research Paper
Antibiotic Elution Characteristics and Pharmacokinetics of Gentamicin and Vancomycin from a Mineral Antibiotic Carrier: An in vivo Evaluation of 32 Clinical Cases
Thomas Colding-Rasmussen, Peter Horstmann, Michael Mørk Petersen, Werner Hettwer
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(4): 234-240. doi:10.7150/jbji.26301
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Research Paper
A Case Of Recurrent Helicobacter cinaedi Prosthetic Joint Infection In An HIV-Infected Man
Joanna Kedra, Valérie Zeller, Beate Heym, Philippe Lehours, Vanina Meyssonnier, Sylvie Lariven, Lucie Bruhl-Bénéjat, Simon Marmor, Jean-Marc Ziza
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(4): 230-233. doi:10.7150/jbji.28375
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Research Paper
Intestinal Perforation by a Toothpick as Reason for Necrotizing Fasciitis
Markus Rupp, Gero Knapp, David Weisweiler, Christian Heiss, Volker Alt
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(4): 226-229. doi:10.7150/jbji.29065
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Research Paper
Erysipelas or cellulitis with a prosthetic joint in situ
Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker, Jaime Lora-Tamayo, Eric Senneville, Matthew Scarbourough, Tristan Ferry, Ilker Uçkay, Mauro J Salles, Karina O'Connell, Josean A Iribarren, Dace Vigante, Rihard Trebse, Cedric Arvieux, Alex Soriano, Javier Ariza, Group of Investigators for Streptococcal Prosthetic Joint Infection
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(4): 222-225. doi:10.7150/jbji.25519
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Research Paper
In vitro study of new combinations for local antibiotic therapy with calcium sulphate - Near constant release of ceftriaxone offers new treatment options
Peter Wahl, Karolin Rönn, Marc Bohner, Laurent A Decosterd, Christoph Meier, Michel Schläppi, Sandrine Festa, Emanuel Gautier
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(4): 212-221. doi:10.7150/jbji.26218
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Research Paper
Daptomycin Plus Fosfomycin as Salvage Therapy in a Difficult-to-Treat Total Femoral Replacement Infection
Gonzalo Luengo, Jaime Lora-Tamayo, Diana Paredes, Irene Muñoz-Gallego, Antonio Díaz, Emilio Delgado
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(4): 207-211. doi:10.7150/jbji.27811
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Research Paper
Successful Debridement of a Knee Joint Prosthesis Infected with Listeria Monocytogenes. Case Report and Review of Current Literature
Walter van der Weegen, Cees M. Verduin, Miriam Graumans, Henk J. Hoekstra
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(4): 203-206. doi:10.7150/jbji.28146
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Research Paper
Economic Impact of Prosthetic Joint Infection - an Evaluation Within the Portuguese National Health System
Arnaldo Sousa, André Carvalho, Cláudia Pereira, Ernestina Reis, Ana Cláudia Santos, Miguel Abreu, Daniel Soares, Ricardo Fragoso, Susana Ferreira, Marcio Reis, Ricardo Sousa
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(4): 197-202. doi:10.7150/jbji.28508
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Research Paper
Antibiotic Elution and Mechanical Strength of PMMA Bone Cement Loaded With Borate Bioactive Glass
Grahmm A. Funk, Jonathan C. Burkes, Kimberly A. Cole, Mohamed N. Rahaman, Terence E. McIff
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(4): 187-196. doi:10.7150/jbji.27348
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Short Research Communication
Prolonged Cefoxitin Infusion Using Mobile Elastomeric Infusors In Outpatients With Bone And Joint Infection
Zoé Cavalli, Agathe Becker, Alexie Bosch, Anne Conrad, Claire Triffault-Filit, Florent Valour, Frederic Laurent, Sabine Cohen, Christian Chidiac, Tristan Ferry
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(4): 182-186. doi:10.7150/jbji.27718
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Research Paper
Accuracy of Tissue and Sonication Fluid Sampling for the Diagnosis of Fracture-Related Infection: A Systematic Review and Critical Appraisal
Jolien Onsea, Melissa Depypere, Geertje Govaert, Richard Kuehl, Thomas Vandendriessche, Mario Morgenstern, Martin McNally, Andrej Trampuz, Willem-Jan Metsemakers
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(4): 173-181. doi:10.7150/jbji.27840
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Research Paper
Cytotoxicity evaluation of chlorhexidine gluconate on human fibroblasts, myoblasts, and osteoblasts
James X. Liu, Jordan Werner, Thorsten Kirsch, Joseph D. Zuckerman, Mandeep S. Virk
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(4): 165-172. doi:10.7150/jbji.26355
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Research Paper
Qualitative Alpha-defensin Versus The Main Available Tests For The Diagnosis Of Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Best Predictor Test?
Giovanni Riccio, Luca Cavagnaro, Wassim Akkouche, Giuliana Carrega, Lamberto Felli, Giorgio Burastero
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(3): 156-164. doi:10.7150/jbji.26401
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Research Paper
Analysis Of The KLIC-score; An Outcome Predictor Tool For Prosthetic Joint Infections Treated With Debridement, Antibiotics And Implant Retention
Sean DX Duffy, Nathanael Ahearn, Elizabeth SR Darley, Andrew J Porteous, James R Murray, Nicholas R Howells
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2018; 3(3): 150-155. doi:10.7150/jbji.21846
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