Septic arthritis of the knee caused by antibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a gout patient: a rare case report

@article{Duan2009SepticAO,
  title={Septic arthritis of the knee caused by antibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a gout patient: a rare case report},
  author={Xiaojun Duan and L. Yang and P. Xia},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={130},
  pages={381-384}
}
  • Xiaojun Duan, L. Yang, P. Xia
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
  • Over recent years, the incidence of infection caused by antibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (a conditional pathogenic bacterium) has showed an increasing trend in such hospital departments as ICUs. [...] Key Result We cured such a patient of intractable knee infection caused by A. baumannii resistant to all conventional antibiotics including imipenem by taking comprehensive measures including surgery, and infection did not recur during the 14-month follow-up.Expand Abstract
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