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Synovial Fluid Leukocyte/Differential Prosthetic Knee

Slide 15

January 2010

Newer imaging strategies, such as antigranulocyte scintigraphy with monoclonal antibodies and hybrid imaging, such as positron emission tomography combined with computed tomography, which is shown here, are under investigation.  In this patient (whose images were also shown on the prior slide), Staphylococcus epidermidis and Finegoldia magna were isolated from periprosthetic tissue.

Synovial Fluid Leukocyte

 


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