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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 18. No. 4, 2013

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2013;18:223-225

Case Report

Septic Arthritis Caused by Kocuria kristinae in a Newborn

M Mutlu, Y Aslan, D Goökdoğan, L Sürer, f Aktaş


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.

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