MICROBIOLOGY OF PROSTHETIC JOINT INFECTIONS. Dr Robert Nelson. SIR JOHN CHARNLEY FRCS FRS. Pioneer of low friction arthroplasty. Established a Unit at Wrightington in 1961. PROSTHETIC JOINT INFECTION. Early realisation of the risks of infection. Airborne contamination suspected
MICROBIOLOGY OF PROSTHETIC JOINT INFECTIONS
Dr Robert Nelson
IN ENGLAND AND WALES:
Over the lifetime of the joint:
Skin flora is the predominant cause of PJI.