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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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We present the first reported case of prosthetic joint infection caused by Trueperella pyogenes. This animal pathogen rarely causes human infection. Our patient was successfully treated with single-stage exchange and 12 weeks of rifampicin and moxifloxacin.
JBJI | Articles | Volume 6, issue 3
J. Bone Joint Infect., 6, 47–50, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/jbji-6-47-2020
J. Bone Joint Infect., 6, 47–50, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/jbji-6-47-2020

Case report 01 Dec 2020

Case report | 01 Dec 2020

A case of Trueperella pyogenes causing prosthetic joint infection

Tariq Azamgarhi and Simon Warren

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We present the first reported case of prosthetic joint infection caused by Trueperella pyogenes. This animal pathogen rarely causes human infection. Our patient was successfully treated with single-stage exchange and 12 weeks of rifampicin and moxifloxacin.
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