Should patients with periprosthetic joint infections (PJIs) caused by a fungus undergo the typical two-week antimicrobial holiday prior to reimplantation?

Authors: Feng-Chih Kuo, Giovanni Riccio, Ilaira Repetto
RECOMMENDATION: There is no conclusive evidence to support the use of an antimicrobial holiday period prior to reimplantation in case of fungal PJI treated with staged revision.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 90%, Disagree: 5%, Abstain: 5% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)

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