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Title: Septic arthritis of the knee caused by Edwardsiella tarda after a catfish puncture wound.
Authors: Ashford, R U
Sargeant, P D
Lum, G D
Affiliation: Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, NT..
Issue Date: 4-May-1998
Citation: The Medical journal of Australia 1998-05-04; 168(9): 443-4
Abstract: Anglers are wary of catfish as their sharp fin spines may cause injury and, in some species, envenomation. We describe another complication of catfish spine injury--septic arthritis caused by Edwardsiella tarda. We believe this is the first report of this organism causing septic arthritis.
ISSN: 0025-729X
Type: Case Reports
Journal Article
Subjects: Adult
Arthritis, Infectious
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Knee Injuries
Occupational Exposure
Wounds, Penetrating
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