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UK SMI B 44: investigation of orthopaedic implant associated infections

UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations B 44: investigation of orthopaedic implant associated infections.

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The last full scientific review of this document was completed on 23 February 2016.

Please note that B 44: investigation of prosthetic joint infection samples has changed its name to Investigation of orthopaedic implant associated infections.

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Published 27 May 2014
Last updated 21 September 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added issued document version B 44, issue 2.1 and edited for accessibility.

  2. Added issued document, version B 44i2.

  3. Consultation closed - now under review.

  4. SMI B 44 is under consultation.

  5. First published.