Does the virulence (low or high) of the infecting organism aff ect the treatment of acute hematogenous or chronic periprosthetic joint infections (PJIs)?

Authors: Henk Scheper, Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker, Juliana Matos, Arana Stanis Schmaltz, Julia Herkenhoff Carijo
RECOMMENDATION: There is currently no evidence showing that the virulence of an infecting organism aff ects the treatment of acute hematogenous or chronic PJIs.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 69%, Disagree: 27%, Abstain: 4% (Super Majority, Weak Consensus)

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