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Infections in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: Challenges to and Chances for the Microbiological Laboratory

By Peter Schäfer, Bernd Fink, Dieter Sandow and Lars Frommelt

Submitted: February 3rd 2011Reviewed: July 11th 2011Published: January 27th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/26035

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Peter Schäfer, Bernd Fink, Dieter Sandow and Lars Frommelt (January 27th 2012). Infections in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: Challenges to and Chances for the Microbiological Laboratory, Recent Advances in Arthroplasty Samo K. Fokter, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/26035. Available from:

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