Requirements for Participation

 For participation in European Prosthetic Joint Infection Cohort (EPJIC) a study center needs to:

  • Provide close collaboration between infectious diseases clinicians, microbiologists and orthopedic surgeons.
  • Provide dedicated interdisciplinary study team.
  • Provide availability of sonication for diagnosis of Prosthetic Joint Infection (PJI).
  • Attend the Workshop on Prosthetic Joint Infection (PJI).
  • Ensure real-time electronic data collection.
  • Ensure long term follow-up of patients.