Prosthetic Joint Infection due to Veillonella dispar
Described here is the first report of a monomicrobial joint infection caused by Veillonella dispar that resulted in loosening of a prosthesis. This clinical case shows that Veillonella spp. should not be disregarded as contaminant organisms, particularly when they are isolated in pure culture from clinical specimens involving cases of septic arthritis.
KeywordsArthritis Pure Culture Clinical Case Clinical Specimen Septic Arthritis
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