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Septic arthritis due to Aerococcus viridans.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4087248     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 20-year-old woman was found to have septic arthritis of the hip due to Aerococcus viridans. This organism closely resembles Streptococcus viridans, but forms gram positive tetrads rather than chains in broth media. The organism has been reported rarely to cause endocarditis and one case of osteomyelitis has been observed. To our knowledge septic arthritis due to Aerococcus viridans has not been previously reported.
P W Taylor; M C Trueblood
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of rheumatology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0315-162X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  1985 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-03-06     Completed Date:  1986-03-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501984     Medline TA:  J Rheumatol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1004-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arthritis, Infectious / complications,  etiology*
Bacterial Infections / complications,  etiology*
Osteoarthritis / complications
Streptococcaceae / isolation & purification

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