Authors: Matthew Abdel, Brian A. Klatt, Shaoqi Tian, C.G. Salib
RECOMMENDATION: Several studies have demonstrated that sonication of explanted orthopaedic prostheses is a viable method for detecting pathogens, particularly in the setting of culture-negative infections.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 88%, Disagree: 8%, Abstain: 4% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)hk69