Septic Arthritis Caused by Kocuria kristinae in a Newborn


MUTLU M., ASLAN Y. , GOKDOGAN D., SURER L., AKTAS F.

HONG KONG JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRICS, vol.18, no.4, pp.223-225, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Title of Journal : HONG KONG JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.223-225

Abstract

Kocuria kristinae can be opportunistic pathogen in immunocompromised or immunosuppressed patients and elderly. We report on the first case of a septic arthritis of the left knee, was treated with antibiotics and surgical drainage, and caused by Kocuria kristinae in twenty six-day-old female-newborn.