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Periprosthetic Tissue and Sonicate Fluid Culture

Slide 19

January 2010

Sonication removes bacterial biofilms from surfaces as shown in this figure illustrating Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm on polycarbonate coupons treated with soaking alone, scraping with a wooden stick or sonication as described on the prior slide. 

Periprosthetic Tissue and Sonicate Fluid Culture

 


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