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MRSA joint infection in a psoriatic patient with a coexisting respiratory infection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23348186     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In September 2011, a 52-year old patient suffering from psoriatic arthritis and being treated for an upper respiratory tract infection, presented to the emergency department of Argos General Hospital with fever and a painful, swollen right knee. He underwent clinical, laboratory and imaging examinations. Initially blood and synovial luid cultures were negative. After an arthroscopic collection of pus, the culture showed a methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus which was sensitive only to daptomycin.
Authors:
Dimitrios Begkas; Constantinos Kouskoukis; Dimitrios Katsenis; Nicholaos Schoinochoritis
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medicinski glasnik : official publication of the Medical Association of Zenica-Doboj Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1840-0132     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Glas Ljek komore Zenicko-doboj kantona     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101250177     Medline TA:  Med Glas Ljek komore Zenicko-doboj kantona     Country:  Bosnia and Hercegovina    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  171-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
1Department of Orthopaedics, Asclepieion Voulas General Hospital, Athens, 2Department of Dermatology, Alexandroupolis School of Medicine, University of Thrace, 3Department of Ortho- paedics, Argos General Hospital; Greece.
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