Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc (2010) 18: 908.

Brucella melitensis infection in total knee arthroplasty: a case report

Erdogan, H., Cakmak, G., Erdogan, A. et al.

We report a case of a 63-year-old female patient who underwent a total knee arthroplasty in which the knee later became infected with Brucella melitensis. Diagnosis was made by positive culture of a sinus tract discharge. Radiological views of the knee did not show signs of implant loosening. The patient was successfully treated with rifampicin and doxycycline without surgery.

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