Septic arthritis due to actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans

Shalini Shenoy, R. Kavitha, Vidya Laxmi, Shrikal M. Pai, Ganesh Prabhu

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Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, a gram-negative aerobic bacillus of the family Parvobacteriaceae which is a nomral inhabitant of the oral flora, is a rare cause of human infection. We report a case of septic arthritis caused by this organism in an uncompromised child.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)569-570
Number of pages2
JournalThe Indian Journal of Pediatrics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01-07-1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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