Campylobacter prosthetic joint infection

Shawn Vasoo, Jeramy J. Schwab, Scott A. Cunningham, Trisha J. Robinson, Joseph R. Cass, Elie F. Berbari, Randall C. Walker, Douglas R. Osmon, Robin Patel

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Abstract

A 75-year-old man was diagnosed with probable Campylobacter jejuni prosthetic knee infection after a diarrheal illness. Joint aspirate and operative cultures were negative, but PCR of prosthesis sonicate fluid was positive, as was stool culture. Nineteen additional cases of Campylobacter prosthetic joint infection reported in the literature are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1771-1774
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume52
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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