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Septic arthritis caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae in a prosthetic knee joint.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19923477     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe the third case of prosthetic infection due to Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae. The patient, a 68-year-old woman, had had total knee arthroplasty 12 months before diagnosis. She had been in contact with swine at home. We review the seven previous reports of septic arthritis due to E. rhusiopathiae.
Laurent Hocqueloux; Didier Marc Poisson; Simon Sunder; Sébastien Guilbert; Thierry Prazuck
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-11-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  48     ISSN:  1098-660X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-08     Completed Date:  2010-03-03     Revised Date:  2013-05-31    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  333-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Infectious and Tropical Diseases Department, La Source Hospital, Orléans, France.
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MeSH Terms
Arthritis, Infectious / diagnosis*,  microbiology
Erysipelothrix / isolation & purification*
Erysipelothrix Infections / diagnosis*,  microbiology
Knee Joint / microbiology*,  pathology
Prosthesis-Related Infections / diagnosis*,  microbiology

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