Streptococcus Dysgalactiae Subspecies Dysgalactiae Infection after Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Case Report

@inproceedings{Park2012StreptococcusDS,
  title={Streptococcus Dysgalactiae Subspecies Dysgalactiae Infection after Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Case Report},
  author={Man Jun Park and Il-Soo Eun and Chul-Young Jung and Young-Chul Ko and Young-June Kim and Chang-kyu Kim and Eun-Jin Kang},
  booktitle={Knee surgery & related research},
  year={2012}
}
Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies dysgalactiae (SDSD), Lancefield group C streptococcus, is an animal pathogen which often causes pyogenic infection in domestic animals. Human infection by SDSD has been reported as a cellulitis on the upper arm, but a prosthetic joint infection caused by SDSD after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has not yet been reported in the literature demonstrating that its clinical manifestation and management have not been well established. In this case report, we… CONTINUE READING
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