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Volume 2011, Article ID 608919, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/608919
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Late Periprosthetic Joint Infection due to Staphylococcus lugdunensis Identified by Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionisation Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

1Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Ruhr-University Bochum, 44801 Bochum, Germany
2Department for Orthopaedic Surgery, Ruhr-University Bochum, 44791 Bochum, Germany

Received 21 December 2010; Revised 27 April 2011; Accepted 5 May 2011

Academic Editor: Jens Sondergaard

Copyright © 2011 Florian Szabados et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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