Raoultella ornithinolytica: An unusual pathogen for prosthetic joint infection

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Abstract

We herein report the first case of a prosthetic joint infection caused by Raoultella ornithinolytica in an immunocompetent patient. The clinical outcome was favorable after a two-stage prosthetic exchange and a six-month course of antimicrobial therapy.

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Seng, P., Theron, F., Honnorat, E., Prost, D., Fournier, P. E., & Stein, A. (2016). Raoultella ornithinolytica: An unusual pathogen for prosthetic joint infection. IDCases, 5, 46–48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.idcr.2016.07.003

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