Arthritis caused by group B streptococcus: A case report

Maddalena Perotti, Elio Castagnola, Luisa Pescetto, Luigia Ricagni, Anna Loy, Roberto Bandettini

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Streptococcus agalactiae is not only a well-known cause of severe infections in the first 3 months of life but also an unusual organism to be isolated in case of septic arthritis, especially in children. We report a case of a monoarticular arthritis in a 6-month-old girl.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)805-806
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Emergency Care
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2012


  • antibiotic therapy
  • GBS
  • septic arthritis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine


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