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Offline Kimberly000001

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Why is hardware removed when STAPH is present in joint?
« on: June 09, 2006, 05:49:51 AM »
Does anyone know?
« Last Edit: June 09, 2006, 11:42:15 PM by Kimberly000001 »

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Re: Why is hardware removed when STAPH is present in joint?
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2006, 06:10:47 AM »
From what I understand, the staph bacteria cells can find a home in the implanted hardware, making it very difficult to get rid of it.

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