AAOS Diagnosis and Prevention of Periprosthetic Joint Infections Clinical Practice Guideline

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Authors: 
AAOS (USA)
Publication Year: 
2019
Keywords: 
Risk Factors, Injections prior to Arthroplasty, Blood tests for preoperative diagnosis, Serum erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), Serum C-reative protein (CRP), Serum interleukin-6, Peripheral blood leucyte count, Serum tumor necrosis factor-α, Synovial fluid tests, Synovial fluid leukocyte count and neutrophil percentages, Synovial fluid aerobic and anaerobic bacterial cultures, Synovial fluid leukocyte esterase, Synovial fluid alpha-defensin (a-defensin), Synovial fluid nucleic acid amplification testing [e.g., polymerase chain reaction (PCR)] for bacteria, Intraoperative tests Multiple aerobic and anaerobic bacterial periprosthetic tissue cultures, Implant sonication fluid aerobic and anaerobic bacterial cultures, Implant sonication fluid nucleic acid amplification testing (e.g., PCR) for bacteria,18F-FDG PET/CT, 18F-NaF PET/CT, Gram stain, antimicrobials, Antibiotic cement, Preoperative screening and decolonization
MeSH Terms: 

Diagnosis (E01); Bacterial Infections and Mycoses (C01); Bacteria (B03); Wounds and Injuries (C26); Surgical Procedures; Operative (E04); Musculoskeletal Diseases (C05); Musculoskeletal System (A02)

Collection: 
guidelines international network
Publication Scope: 
assessment
management
patient_education
prevention
screening
treatment
Countries of Application: 
United States
Guideline Publication Status : 
Published
Languages : 
English
Guideline Contact: 
Barbara Krause (krause@aaos.org)
Record Publish Year: 
2019
Publication Date: 
03/11/2019
Methods Applied: 
GRADE, Peer review and Public comment