General Assembly, Diagnosis, Pathogen Isolation: Proceedings of International Consensus on Orthopedic Infections

shown to be powerful tools in detecting prosthetic joint infections (PJIs) with negative cultures, although conflicting data exist on PCR. Sonication of explanted prosthetics can enhance both the sensitivity of conventional cultures and PCR.

Level of Evidence: Strong

Delegate Vote: Agree: 85%, Disagree: 9%, Abstain: 6% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)

Pablo S. Corona, Karan Goswami, Naomi Kobayashi, William Li, Adolfo Llinas Volpe, Oliver Marín-Pe~na, Daniel Monsalvo, Fernando Motta, Alexander Shope, Majd Tarabichi, Matias Vicente, Hamidreza Yazdi

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