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Surgical Loupes Worn by Orthopaedic Surgeons Are a Reservoir for Microorganisms

Zalavras, Charalampos G., MD, PhD

Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®: June 2019 - Volume 477 - Issue 6 - p 1514–1515
doi: 10.1097/CORR.0000000000000746

C. G. Zalavras, Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

C. G. Zalavras MD, PhD, LAC+USC Medical Center, 1200 N State Street, GNH 3900, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA, Email:

All ICMJE Conflict of Interest Forms for authors and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® editors and board members are on file with the publication and can be viewed on request.

This CORR Insights® is a commentary on the article “Surgical Loupes Worn by Orthopaedic Surgeons Are a Reservoir for Microorganisms” by Graham and colleagues available at: DOI: 10.1097/CORR.0000000000000651.

The author certifies that neither he, nor any members of his immediate family, have any commercial associations (such as consultancies, stock ownership, equity interest, patent/licensing arrangements, etc.) that might pose a conflict of interest in connection with the submitted article.

The opinions expressed are those of the writer, and do not reflect the opinion or policy of CORR® or The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons®.

Received March 26, 2019

Accepted March 07, 2019

© 2019 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins LWW
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