Salphage: salvage bacteriophage therapy for a recalcitrant Klebsiella pneumoniae prosthetic shoulder infection — a case report

Authors

  • James B Doub Division of Clinical Care and Research, Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Akira Shishido Division of Clinical Care and Research, Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2649-4139
  • Uma Srikumaran Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • John Haskoor Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Phuong Tran-Nguyen Department of Pharmacy, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Myounghee Lee Department of Pharmacy, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Silvia Würstle Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT; Yale Center for Phage Biology & Therapy, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0787-3894
  • Alina Lee Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT; Yale Center for Phage Biology & Therapy, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
  • Kaitlyn Kortright Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT; Yale Center for Phage Biology & Therapy, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
  • Benjamin K Chan Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT; Yale Center for Phage Biology & Therapy, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.2340/17453674.2022.4579

Keywords:

Bacteriophage therapy, Biofilm, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Prosthetic joint infection, Recalcitrant infection

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Published

2022-09-20

How to Cite

Doub, J. B., Shishido, A., Srikumaran, U., Haskoor, J., Tran-Nguyen, P., Lee, M., Würstle, S., Lee, A., Kortright, K., & Chan, B. K. (2022). Salphage: salvage bacteriophage therapy for a recalcitrant Klebsiella pneumoniae prosthetic shoulder infection — a case report. Acta Orthopaedica, 93, 756–759. https://doi.org/10.2340/17453674.2022.4579

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Case/Technical report