International Orthopaedics

, Volume 42, Issue 5, pp 1199–1200 | Cite as

Response to the letter to the editor: Li Y, Wang J, Wang W (2018) Peri-operative antibiotic treatment of bacteriuria reduces early deep surgical site infections in geriatric patients with proximal femur fracture: is it related? Int Orthop. Jan 29. doi: 10.1007/s00264-018-3784-3

  • Axel Probst
  • Niklas Reimers
  • Stefanie Bushuven
  • Ronny Langenhan
Letter to the Editor
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All authors wrote the manuscript and approved the final manuscript.

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Conflict of interest

The authors report no relationships that could be constructed as a conflict of interest regarding this study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryHegau-Bodensee-KlinikumSingenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryKlinikum Chemnitz gGmbHChemnitzGermany

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