Differentiating Occult Propionibacterium acnes Infection From Aseptic “Biologic” Interference Screw Hydrolysis After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Introducing a Novel Culture Protocol for Detecting Low-Virulence Organisms

Kathryn Metcalf, Jia Wei Kevin Ko, Samantha Quilici, Penelope Barnes, Dennis C. Crawford

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4 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalOrthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 23 2015


  • ACL reconstruction
  • Propionibacterium acnes
  • culture protocol
  • infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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