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Septic Arthritis Caused by Noncapsulated Haemophilus influenzae

Abstract : Since the introduction of type b Haemophilus influenzae vaccination, noncapsulated H. influenzae has become responsible for most cases of invasive H. influenzae diseases. In our two cases of septic arthritis, we isolated strains with β-lactamase-positive amoxicillin-clavulanate resistance (BLPACR). Thus, the increasing prevalence of BLPACR should be taken into account when empirical therapy is chosen for septic arthritis.
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S. Le Quellec, O. Gaillot, F. Chotel, A.-M. Freydière, F. Laurent, et al.. Septic Arthritis Caused by Noncapsulated Haemophilus influenzae. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, American Society for Microbiology, 2013, 51 (6), pp.1970-1972. ⟨10.1128/JCM.03377-12⟩. ⟨hal-02522225⟩

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