Is there a difference in the organism profile that causes periprosthetic joint infections (PJIs) in different countries?

Authors: Paul M. Courtney, Nemandra A. Sandiford, Daniel Kendoff
RECOMMENDATION: Yes, there is a difference in the organism profile causing PJIs in different countries and regions of this world. There seems to be a higher incidence of PJI caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the United States and Australia compared to Europe.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 97%, Disagree: 1%, Abstain: 2% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)

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