Funding for this research was provided by:
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (2016/20416-5)
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Received: 4 January 2018
Accepted: 26 March 2018
First Online: 3 April 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study is approved by the Santa Casa de Sao Paulo Review Board, which waived the need for informed consent for this facility-based retrospective data collection. Since the bacterial strains are not traceable to their respective patients, but only to case details, such as mechanism of the infection, anatomical site and material infected, obtaining informed consent would be virtually impossible.
: Not applicable.
: The laboratory materials for this study were partially funded by Ossis Medical Comércio Importação e Exportação LTDA (São Paulo, SP, Brazil) and the Bioactive Glass S53P4 samples were provided by BonAlive Biomaterials Ltd. (Turku, Finland).
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