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J Bone Jt Infect. 2019 Nov 6;4(6):277-279. doi: 10.7150/jbji.37096. eCollection 2019.

An Unusual Case of Brucella abortus Prosthetic Joint Infection.

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St Vincent's University Hospital, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland.
Hermitage Medical Clinic, Old Lucan Road, Dublin 20, Ireland.
Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore, Co Offaly, Ireland.


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.

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Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interest exists.

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