Editor-in-chief: Dr. Heinz Winkler, Osteitis Zentrum, Privatklinik Döbling, Heiligenstaedter Strasse 57-63, A-1190 Wien, AUSTRIA.  Executive Board Member and Immediate Past President, European Bone and Joint Infection Society
  • new JBJI is now in PubMed Central.
  • News: 36th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society will be held in Nantes, France, 7-9 September 2017. Please visit http://www.ebjis2017.org for details.
  • High quality reviews or mini-reviews from leading experts are particularly welcome and they will be processed in high priority.
  • Theme Issue Local Antimicrobial Treatment in Orthopaedic Surgery”. Editors: Dr. Antonia F. Chen and Dr. Heinz Winkler.
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Journal of Bone and Joint Infection (JBJI) publishes papers of highest quality in all areas of orthopaedic infections. JBJI is a publication of European Bone and Joint Infection Society. Types of articles:

  • Research papers
  • Short research communications
  • Reviews and mini-reviews
  • Commentaries, opinions
new JBJI is now in PubMed Central.
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Review
Management of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria, Urinary Catheters and Symptomatic Urinary Tract Infections in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Joint Replacement: A Position Paper of the Expert Group 'Infection' of swissorthopaedics
Parham Sendi, Olivier Borens, Peter Wahl, Martin Clauss, Ilker Uçkay
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(3): 154-159. doi:10.7150/jbji.20425
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Research Paper
Epidemiological, Clinical and Microbiological Characteristics of Patients with Post-Traumatic Osteomyelitis of Limb Fractures in Southwest China: A Hospital-Based Study
Jiachen Peng, Youliang Ren, Wenbin He, Zhengdao Li, Jin Yang, Yi Liu, Zhonghui Zheng, Stephen L. Kates, Edward M. Schwarz, Chao Xie, Youjia Xu
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(3): 149-153. doi:10.7150/jbji.20002
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Short Research Communication
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Sacroiliac Joint Septic Arthritis in an Adult Patient Treated with Daptomycin
Ramy Rashed, Fizan Younis
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(3): 143-148. doi:10.7150/jbji.18358
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Short Research Communication
Brucella melitensis prosthetic joint infection
Domenica Flury, Henrik Behrend, Parham Sendi, Matthias von Kietzell, Carol Strahm
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(3): 136-142. doi:10.7150/jbji.18408
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Research Paper
Treatment Challenges of Prosthetic Hip Infection with Associated Iliacus Muscle Abscess: Report of 5 Cases and Literature Review
Joshua M. Lawrenz, Nathan W. Mesko, Carlos A. Higuera, Robert M. Molloy, Claus Simpfendorfer, Maja Babic
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(3): 127-135. doi:10.7150/jbji.16429
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Research Paper
Clinical and Microbiological Characteristics of Bacteroides Prosthetic Joint Infections
Neel Shah, Douglas Osmon, Aaron J. Tande, James Steckelberg, Rafael Sierra, Randall Walker, Elie F. Berbari
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(3): 122-126. doi:10.7150/jbji.17129
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Review
Candida Prosthetic Joint Infection. A Review of Treatment Methods
Fernando Cobo, Javier Rodríguez-Granger, Antonio Sampedro, Luis Aliaga-Martínez, José María Navarro-Marí
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(2): 114-121. doi:10.7150/jbji.17699
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Research Paper
"Combined Diagnostic Tool" APPlication to a Retrospective Series of Patients Undergoing Total Joint Revision Surgery
Enrico Gallazzi, Lorenzo Drago, Andrea Baldini, Ian Stockley, David A. George, Sara Scarponi, Carlo L. Romanò
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(2): 107-113. doi:10.7150/jbji.18308
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Short Research Communication
A Rare Case of Osteomyelitis Caused by Haemophilus Parainfluenzae
Fernando Cobo, Gemma Jiménez, Javier Rodríguez-Granger, Antonio Sampedro, Luis Aliaga-Martínez
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(2): 104-106. doi:10.7150/jbji.17387
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Review
Spondylitis transmitted from infected aortic grafts: a review
Panayiotis D. Megaloikonomos, Thekla Antoniadou, Leonidas Dimopoulos, Marcos Liontos, Vasilios Igoumenou, Georgios N. Panagopoulos, Efthymia Giannitsioti, Andreas Lazaris, Andreas F. Mavrogenis
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(2): 96-103. doi:10.7150/jbji.17703
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Research Paper
Septic Arthritis of the Shoulder with Proximal Humerus Osteomyelitis, Treated by Ilizarov Shoulder Arthrodesis
John Kendall, Martin McNally
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(2): 90-95. doi:10.7150/jbji.17083
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Research Paper
Bone Inflammation, Bone Infection and Dental Implants Failure: Histological and Cytological Aspects Related to Cement Excess
Marco Tatullo, Massimo Marrelli, Filiberto Mastrangelo, Enrico Gherlone
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(2): 84-89. doi:10.7150/jbji.17507
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Research Paper
Efficacy of Antibiotic Suppressive Therapy in Patients with a Prosthetic Joint Infection
Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker, Jasperina M. Nijman, Greetje A. Kampinga, Sander van Assen, Paul C. Jutte
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(2): 77-83. doi:10.7150/jbji.17353
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Research Paper
Which Orthopaedic Patients Are Infected with Gram-negative Non-fermenting Rods?
Omid Jamei, Shpresa Gjoni, Besa Zenelaj, Benjamin Kressmann, Wilson Belaieff, Didier Hannouche, Ilker Uçkay
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(2): 73-76. doi:10.7150/jbji.17171
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Review
Hyaluronic Acid and Its Composites as a Local Antimicrobial/Antiadhesive Barrier
C.L. Romanò, E. De Vecchi, M. Bortolin, I. Morelli, L. Drago
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(1): 63-72. doi:10.7150/jbji.17705
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Review
Allograft Bone as Antibiotic Carrier
Heinz Winkler, Peter Haiden
J. Bone Jt. Infect. 2017; 2(1): 52-62. doi:10.7150/jbji.17466
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