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Multiple joint sepsis by Hemophilus influenza in an adult.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3731595     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The bacterium Hemophilus influenza, also known as the Pfeiffer bacillus, is generally regarded as a disease of infancy and early childhood. An occurrence in adulthood is rare. A 43-year-old woman developed septic arthritis of more than one joint caused by Hemophilus influenza. The infrequency of this infection and the degree of difficulty in diagnosis is confirmed by a review of the literature.
M A Cohen; I M Levy; E T Habermann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical orthopaedics and related research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0009-921X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res.     Publication Date:  1986 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-09-18     Completed Date:  1986-09-18     Revised Date:  2005-03-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0075674     Medline TA:  Clin Orthop Relat Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  198-201     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Haemophilus Infections / diagnosis*
Joint Diseases / diagnosis*
Knee Joint*

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