Book Volume 7 2012

Culture Negative Orthopedic Biofilm Infections

ISBN: 978-3-642-29553-9 (Print) 978-3-642-29554-6 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-15

    The Problem of Culture-Negative Infections

  3. Chapter

    Pages 17-27

    Culture-Negative Infections in Orthopedic Surgery

  4. Chapter

    Pages 29-41

    Improved Diagnosis of Biofilm Infections Using Various Molecular Methods

  5. Chapter

    Pages 43-60

    Improved Outcomes Via Integrated Molecular Diagnostics and Biofilm Targeted Therapeutics

  6. Chapter

    Pages 61-75

    Immunological Methods for Staphylococcus aureus Infection Diagnosis and Prevention

  7. Chapter

    Pages 77-86

    Diagnosing Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Cultures, Molecular Markers, and the Ibis Technology

  8. Chapter

    Pages 87-95

    Infections Associated with Severe Open Tibial Fractures

  9. Chapter

    Pages 97-110

    Second-Generation Molecular Diagnostics and Strategies for Preventing Periprosthetic Joint Infections

  10. Chapter

    Pages 111-127

    Treatment of Orthopedic Infections: Addressing the Biofilm Issue

  11. Chapter

    Pages 129-139

    Towards a New Paradigm in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Orthopedic Infections

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 141-144