J Bone Jt Infect 2019; 4(6):277-279. doi:10.7150/jbji.37096
An Unusual Case of Brucella abortus Prosthetic Joint Infection
1. St Vincent's University Hospital, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland.
2. Hermitage Medical Clinic, Old Lucan Road, Dublin 20, Ireland.
3. Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore, Co Offaly, Ireland.
Walsh J, Gilleece A, Fenelon L, Cogley D, Schaffer K. An Unusual Case of Brucella abortus Prosthetic Joint Infection. J Bone Jt Infect 2019; 4(6):277-279. doi:10.7150/jbji.37096. Available from http://www.jbji.net/v04p0277.htm
Brucellosis is a systemic infection caused by brucella species. Prosthetic joint infection due to brucella species is rare. We report the case of a prosthetic joint infection presenting fourteen years post treatment for systemic brucellosis.