Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Joint Infection: The Potential of Next-Generation Sequencing

Background:

Next-generation sequencing is a well-established technique for sequencing of DNA and has recently gained attention in many fields of medicine. Our aim was to evaluate the accuracy of next-generation sequencing in identifying the causative organism(s) in patients with periprosthetic joint infection.

Majd Tarabichi, MD, Noam Shohat, MD, Karan Goswami, MD, Abtin Alvand, MD, PhD, FRCS, Randi Silibovsky, MD, Katherine Belden, MD, and Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS

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