Septic arthritis caused by treatment resistant Pseudomonas cepacia

E. L. Matteson, W. J. McCune

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A case of septic arthritis of the knee caused by Pseudomonas cepacia following an intra-articular corticosteroid injection in a patient with a history of osteoarthritis is presented. This is the second report of this agent causing infection in a diarthrodial joint, which proved difficult to eradicate despite in vitro antibiotic sensitivity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)258-259
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of the rheumatic diseases
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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