Should intraoperative cultures be taken during every revision total joint arthroplasty (RTJA)? If so, how many?

Authors: Felix Ogedegbe, Elie Ghanem, Gwo-Chin Lee, Bolarinwa Akinola, George Akin, Andrew S. Moon, Kyle H. Cichos
RECOMMENDATION: Yes, routine cultures should be taken during every RTJA. At least three intraoperative culture samples should be obtained.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 87%, Disagree: 12%, Abstain: 1% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)

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