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Journal of Bone and Joint Infection An open-access journal of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society and the MusculoSkeletal Infection Society
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Volume 4, issue 6
J. Bone Joint Infect., 4, 277–279, 2019
https://doi.org/10.7150/jbji.37096
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
J. Bone Joint Infect., 4, 277–279, 2019
https://doi.org/10.7150/jbji.37096
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Case report 06 Nov 2019

Case report | 06 Nov 2019

An Unusual Case of Brucella abortus Prosthetic Joint Infection

Jennifer Walsh1, Anne Gilleece2, Lynda Fenelon1, David Cogley3, and Kirsten Schaffer1 Jennifer Walsh et al.
  • 1St Vincent's University Hospital, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland.
  • 2Hermitage Medical Clinic, Old Lucan Road, Dublin 20, Ireland.
  • 3Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore, Co Offaly, Ireland.

Abstract. Brucellosis is a systemic infection caused by brucella species. Prosthetic joint infection due to brucella species is rare. We report the case of a prosthetic joint infection presenting fourteen years post treatment for systemic brucellosis.

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