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
Efficacy of antimicrobial coated orthopaedic implants on the prevention of periprosthetic infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Olga D. Savvidou, Angelos Kaspiris, Ioannis Trikoupis, George Kakouratos, Stavros Goumenos, Dimitra Melissaridou, Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(4): 212-222. doi:10.7150/jbji.44839
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Research Paper
Plasma Cell Infiltration on Histopathological Samples of Chronic Bone and Joint Infections due to Cutibacterium acnes: A series of 21 Cases
Alexis Trecourt, Marie Brevet, Anne Champagnac, Anne Conrad, Jérôme Josse, Céline Dupieux-Chabert, Florent Valour, Tristan Ferry
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(4): 205-211. doi:10.7150/jbji.46187
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Review
Surgical techniques for Bone Biopsy in Diabetic Foot Infection, and association between results and treatment duration
Senneville Eric, Joulie Donatienne, Blondiaux Nicolas, Robineau Olivier
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(4): 198-204. doi:10.7150/jbji.45338
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Research Paper
Effect of Blue Light and Photosensitizers on Cutibacterium acnes on Shoulder Periprosthetic Joint Infection Isolates
Swati Bhargava, Thomas Listopadzki, Sara Diletti, John K. Crane, Thomas R. Duquin, K. Keely Boyle
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(4): 187-197. doi:10.7150/jbji.46199
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Editorial
Extensor mechanism reconstruction in the setting of infected total knee arthroplasty
Lucy Cogswell, Rob McCulloch
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(4): 184-186. doi:10.7150/jbji.47622
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Research Paper
Antibiotic Cement-Coated interlocking Intramedullary Nails in the Treatment of Septic Complex Lower Extremity Reconstruction; A Retrospective Analysis with Two year Minimum Follow up
Asim M. Makhdom, Joshua Buksbaum, S. Robert Rozbruch, Rachael Da Cunha, Austin T. Fragomen
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(4): 176-183. doi:10.7150/jbji.46570
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Short Research Communication
Staphylococcus argenteus as an etiological agent of prosthetic hip joint infection: a case presentation
Bo Söderquist, Peter Wildeman, Bianca Stenmark, Marc Stegger
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2020; 5(4): 172-175. doi:10.7150/jbji.44848
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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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