A case of unusual septic knee arthritis with Brucella abortus after arthroscopic meniscus surgery.

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We present a 51-year-old male patient with Brucella abortus septic arthritis in the right knee following arthroscopic meniscus surgery. He had eaten a traditional dish of raw minced cattle conceptus (bovine fetus) that was prepared after the cow was slaughtered. Despite treatment with empirical antibiotics and debridement of the postoperative surgical wound… (More)
DOI: 10.3944/AOTT.2015.14.0287

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