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Abstract

Septic arthritis of native joints is a potentially life-threatening disease. The most frequently isolated pathogens are Gram-positive cocci. is a rare pathogen in joint infections and is usually associated with immunocompromised and debilitated patients. Most cases of joint infection are related to skin or local perineal infections or are secondary to bacteraemia from another source, for example from the gastrointestinal tract. We present a clinical case of septic arthritis involving a native hip joint in a previously healthy paraplegic patient.

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