Treatment of Neisseria meningitidis prosthetic joint infections with short-course antibiotics: Three cases and a literature review

Sarah Browning, Harry N. Walker, Thomas Ryan, Robert Pickles, Michael Loftus, Jason A. Trubiano, Andrew Hardidge, Joshua S. Davis

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Abstract

Neisseria meningitidis is a rare cause of prosthetic joint infection (PJI), with only three cases previously reported. Here we report three further cases, all of which were successfully treated with implant retention and short-course antibiotics (<6 weeks).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)33-37
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Infection
Volume6
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Sept 2020

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