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Title: Septic arthritis due to Staphylococcus warneri: a diagnostic challenge
Authors: Legius, Barbara ×
Landuyt, Kristel Van
Verschueren, Patrick
Westhovens, Rene #
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers
Series Title: The Open Rheumatology Journal vol:6 pages:310-1
Article number: 10.2174/1874312901206010310
Abstract: A septic arthritis due to an indolent infection is a challenge for timely diagnosis. In recent years septic arthritides due to Staphylococcus Warneri are increasingly reported, mostly as a complication in patients with prosthetic devices. We report on a case of a 38 year old immunocompetent male with an indolent infection with this commensal of the skin after a stay at an intensive care unit and review the available literature. Tissue cultures obtained by arthroscopy might be helpful in obtaining a correct diagnosis.
ISSN: 1874-3129
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Neuro-musculo-skeletal Research (-)
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