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Tissue Culture Versus Swab Culture in Prosthetic Joint Infections

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01482533
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2011 by Tiffany Morrison, MS, Rothman Institute Orthopaedics.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 30, 2011
Last Update Posted : November 30, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tiffany Morrison, MS, Rothman Institute Orthopaedics

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

Condition or disease
Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty

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

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Group/Cohort
Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty
Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty




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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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.
Criteria

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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Contacts
Contact: Tiffany Morrison, MS, CCRP 267-339-7818 tiffany.morrison@rothmaninstitute.com

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

Responsible Party: Tiffany Morrison, MS, Manager, Clinical Trials, Rothman Institute Orthopaedics
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01482533     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RIUJPar01-2011
First Posted: November 30, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 30, 2011
Last Verified: November 2011