A commentary on the disparate perspectives of clinical microbiologists and surgeons: Ad hoc antimicrobial use

  • O’Connell N
  • O’Connor C
  • O’Mahony J
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Abstract

Prosthetic joints and other orthopedic implants have improved quality of life for patients world-wide and the use of such devices is increasing. However, while infection rates subsequent to associated surgery are relatively low (

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  • Ad hoc
  • Antimicrobial
  • Clinical microbiology
  • Perspectives
  • Surgery

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Authors

  • Nuala H. O’Connell

  • Ciara O’Connor

  • Jim O’Mahony

  • Ronstan Lobo

  • Maria Hayes

  • Eric Masterson

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