Septic arthritis caused by Granulicatella adiacens: diagnosis by inoculation of synovial fluid into blood culture bottles

Granulicatella species, formerly known as nutritionally variant streptococci, cause a variety of infections, primarily endocarditis. We report the first culture-proven case of a Granulicatella species causing septic arthritis. A 68-year-old female presented with knee pain and swelling. She was initially evaluated with arthrocentesis and arthroscopy, but no… (More)