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Journal of Medicine and Life Science 2014;11(2):189-192.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22730/jmls.2014.11.2.189    Published online December 18, 2018.
Group B Streptococcus에 의하여 발생한 신생아 화농성 관절염 1례
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A Case of Neonatal Septic Arthritis Caused by Group B Streptococcus
Young Don Kim, Mi-Hyun Song, Moo-Sook Lee
Abstract
Group B streptococcus (also indicated as streptococcus agalactiae) is a well-known cause of severe infections in young infants but also an unusual microorganism to be isolated in case of septic arthritis, especially in newborns in Korea. We report a case of monoarticular septic arthritis caused by group B streptococcus in a 22-day-old baby.
Key Words: Group B streptococcus, Streptococcus agalactiae, Septic arthrit is, Newborn
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