Primary osteomyelitis and suppurative arthritis caused by coagulase-negative staphylococci in a preterm neonate

B. Hannie Eggink, Judith L. Rowen

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Abstract

Coagulase-negative staphylococci are a major cause of nosocomial infections in neonatal intensive care unit patients. These infections are usually related to the presence of intravascular devices. An 1175-g preterm neonate developed primary osteomyelitis and septic arthritis by coagulase-negative staphylococci in the absence of any indwelling central catheters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)572-573
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Volume22
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2003

Keywords

  • Coagulase-negative staphylococci
  • Methicillin-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci
  • Neonatal osteomyelitis and suppurative arthritis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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