Microbiological tolerance in orthopaedic infections: delayed response of septic arthritis and osteomyelitis of the hip due to infection with tolerant Staphylococcus aureus.

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A 14-year-old boy presented to another hospital with a clinical picture of septic arthritis. After aspiration of purulent material from the joint, empiric antibiotic treatment was initiated and an arthrotomy was performed. Antibiotic treatment was then modified to nafcillin according to microbiological sensitivity results of the isolated Staphylococcus… (More)

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@article{Thometz1996MicrobiologicalTI, title={Microbiological tolerance in orthopaedic infections: delayed response of septic arthritis and osteomyelitis of the hip due to infection with tolerant Staphylococcus aureus.}, author={John G Thometz and Ron Lamdan and Karen S Kehl and Michael J. Chusid}, journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics}, year={1996}, volume={16 4}, pages={518-21} }