Increased incidence of sacroiliac joint infection at a children's hospital.

@article{Taylor2010IncreasedIO,
  title={Increased incidence of sacroiliac joint infection at a children's hospital.},
  author={Zackary W Taylor and Deirdre D. Ryan and Lawrence A Ross},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2010},
  volume={30 8},
  pages={893-8}
}
BACKGROUND Pyogenic sacroiliitis (PSI) is an uncommon type of osteoarticular infection. A study is undertaken to confirm an observed increase in incidence of PSI at our pediatric institution and to evaluate any associations with increasing incidence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) infection and other factors. METHODS All inpatients with osteoarticular infection were identified from the periods of 1992 to 1996 and 2004 to 2007. Patients with… CONTINUE READING