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Abiotrophia defectiva knee prosthesis infection: A case report
Abiotrophia species have rarely been implicated in osteoarticular
infections. We report one case of an A. defectiva knee
A 71-year-old man of Italian
origin presented with pain and swelling of the knee four years after the
implantation of a total knee replacement prosthesis. While standard culturing
of the synovial fluid resulted in no isolation of microorganisms, the direct
inoculation of the synovial fluid into a rich culture medium resulted in the
identification of A. defectiva by polymerase chain reaction
sequencing. Repeated attempts of culturing microorganisms from blood were
negative, and echocardiograms and colonoscopies were unremarkable. High-dose
amoxicillin for nine months and a two-stage replacement of the knee prosthesis
led to full patient recovery by the time of the 12-month follow-up examination.
Because Abiotrophia spp.
are fastidious microorganisms, it is likely that cases of Abiotrophia orthopedic
infection are misdiagnosed as culture-negative infections. Direct inoculation
of synovial fluids into rich broth medium and further polymerase chain
reaction-based detection of culture-negative synovial fluids are key tests for
accurate documentation and detection of these infections.
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