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Tissue Culture Versus Swab Culture in Prosthetic Joint Infections

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified November 2011 by Rothman Institute Orthopaedics.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tiffany Morrison, MS, Rothman Institute Orthopaedics Identifier:
First received: November 28, 2011
Last updated: November 29, 2011
Last verified: November 2011

The main purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness and accuracy of tissue cultures and swab cultures to diagnose prosthetic joint infection.

Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty
Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Rothman Institute Orthopaedics:

Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty
Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

All patients undergoing revision surgery for an infection in their knee or hip components.


Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients are scheduled for revision TJA surgery.
  2. Subjects are willing to sign the informed consent document.

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Subject not willing to sign the informed consent document.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01482533

Contact: Tiffany Morrison, MS, CCRP 267-339-7818

United States, Pennsylvania
Rothman Institute Not yet recruiting
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19107
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rothman Institute Orthopaedics
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Tiffany Morrison, MS, Manager, Clinical Trials, Rothman Institute Orthopaedics Identifier: NCT01482533     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RIUJPar01-2011
Study First Received: November 28, 2011
Last Updated: November 29, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board processed this record on March 01, 2015