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Gram and acridine orange staining for diagnosis of septic arthritis in different patient populations

Published inInternational orthopaedics, vol. 38, no. 6, p. 1283-1290
Publication date2014
Abstract

The sensitivity of Gram staining is known to be suboptimal for the diagnosis of native joint septic arthritis. We lack information about the accuracy of Gram compared to other microscopic staining techniques for predicting infection in different patient populations.

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CUNNINGHAM, Gregory et al. Gram and acridine orange staining for diagnosis of septic arthritis in different patient populations. In: International orthopaedics, 2014, vol. 38, n° 6, p. 1283–1290. doi: 10.1007/s00264-014-2284-3
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