Group C streptococcal infection in a prosthetic joint Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Kleshinski, J; Georgiadis, G M; Duggan, J M


  • We present possibly the first reported case of prosthetic joint infection due to group C Streptococcus in a 53-year-old man. The patient was treated with surgical debridement along with extended intravenous antibiotics and long-term oral penicillin therapy. He was able to retain the prosthesis and at 4-year follow-up had no symptoms or evidence of recurrent clinical infection.

publication date

  • 2000

published in

start page

  • 1217

end page

  • 20


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