Development of antimicrobial resistance in Staphylococcus lugdunensis during treatment-report of a case of bacterial arthritis, vertebral osteomyelitis and infective endocarditis.

@article{Kragsbjerg2000DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of antimicrobial resistance in Staphylococcus lugdunensis during treatment-report of a case of bacterial arthritis, vertebral osteomyelitis and infective endocarditis.},
  author={Peter Kragsbjerg and J Bomfim-Loogna and Eva K. T{\"o}rnqvist and Bo S{\"o}derquist},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2000},
  volume={6 9},
  pages={
          496-9
        }
}
Staphylococcus lugdunensis is a recently described coagulasenegative staphylococcus (CNS) that has been associated with a wide range of human infections [1,2]. The most frequent type of infection reported is infective endocarditis which may involve prosthetic as well as native valves [3]. In this paper we present a patient with bacterial arthritis in both knee joints (one with and one without an arthroplasty), vertebral osteomyelitis and infective endocarditis of nativemitral and aortic valves… CONTINUE READING
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