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Septic arthritis caused by Chryseobacterium meningosepticum in an immunocompetent male.

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Source
Scand J Infect Dis. 2002;34(4):299-300
Publication Type
Article
Date
2002
Author
G. Gunnarsson
H. Baldursson
I. Hilmarsdottir
Author Affiliation
Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Landspitali-University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland. gunnarbg@rsp.is
Source
Scand J Infect Dis. 2002;34(4):299-300
Date
2002
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Arthritis, Infectious - microbiology - pathology
Ciprofloxacin - therapeutic use
Drug resistance
Flavobacterium - pathogenicity
Humans
Immunocompetence
Joints
Male
Vancomycin - therapeutic use
Wounds, Penetrating - complications - microbiology
beta-Lactamases - biosynthesis - metabolism
Abstract
This is the first report of septic arthritis of the knee caused by Chryseobacterium meningosepticum. The infection was associated with a penetrating injury to the joint. The patient was cured by flushing of the joint and antibiotic treatment.
PubMed ID
12064694 View in PubMed
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