Positive preoperative culture and post-transplant bacterial infection in recipient

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Infection after bone filling during orthopedic surgeries are reported before
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Preoperative culture positive. Culture of infected patient's wound also positive for the same type of E.Coli
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Chips of femoral head of a living donor are used during ankle arthrodesis. Culture positive for E.Coli. Treatment with antibiotics. Cultures of the femoral head during surgery were also positive.
Suggest references: 
TRIP report 2012