Haemophilus influenzae serotype f as a rare cause of septic arthritis.


Journal Article

Non-type B Haemophilus influenzae emerges as a new pathogen in the post H. influenzae serotype b vaccine era. We describe a case of polyarticular septic arthritis caused by H. influenzae serotype f in an adult. The patient was successfully treated with surgical debridement and antibiotic. To the best of our knowledge, this is the fourth reported case of H. influenzae serotype f septic arthritis in adults.

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Cited Authors

  • Ungprasert, P; Prasidthrathsint, K; Permpalung, N; Srivali, N; Kaewpoowat, Q

Published Date

  • July 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 31 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 1156.e5 - 1156.e6

PubMed ID

  • 23688572

Pubmed Central ID

  • 23688572

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-8171

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ajem.2013.03.024


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States