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An infant with meningococcal arthritis of the hip.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20416000     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Meningococcus is a well known cause of meningitis and septicaemia. It is less well known as a cause of arthritis. This case report describes an infant with meningococcal arthritis and with further discussion of the role of meningococcal serogroup W135 in disease, as well as current and future immunisation strategies.
Authors:
Brendan McMullan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of paediatrics and child health     Volume:  45     ISSN:  1440-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  J Paediatr Child Health     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-26     Completed Date:  2010-08-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9005421     Medline TA:  J Paediatr Child Health     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  762-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Microbiology, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia. brendan.mcmullen@sesiahs.health.nsw.gov.au
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arthritis, Infectious / complications,  diagnosis*
Female
Hip Joint / microbiology,  physiopathology
Humans
Infant
Meningococcal Infections / complications,  diagnosis*,  immunology
Neisseria meningitidis, Serogroup W-135 / isolation & purification*

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