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Front. Microbiol. | doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00359

Studying Biofilm and Clinical Issues in Orthopaedics

  • 1Monash University, Australia
  • 2The Alfred Hospital, Australia

The association between biofilm-forming microorganisms and prosthetic joint infection influences all aspect of management including approaches to diagnosis, management and prevention. This article will provide an overview of new anti-biofilm strategies for management of prosthetic joint infection.

Keywords: Biofilm, Prosthetic joint infection, Anti-biofilm approaches, diagnosis, Treatment, prevention

Received: 26 Jul 2018; Accepted: 12 Feb 2019.

Edited by:

Lorenzo Drago, University of Milan, Italy

Reviewed by:

Dinesh Sriramulu, Independent researcher
Sonia Rozental, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  

Copyright: © 2019 Peel. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.

* Correspondence: Dr. Trisha N. Peel, Monash University, Melbourne, 3800, Australia, Trisha.Peel@monash.edu