Pediatric orthopedic infections including hip infections, septic hip
Editorial Paediatrics and Child Health
May/June 2001, Volume 6, Number 5
Flesh-eating disease: A note on necrotizing fasciitis
H Dele Davies MD MSc, Child Health Research Unit, Alberta Childrenâ€™s Hospital and Departments of Pediatrics, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
There has been much media...
Added: Sat Apr 15 2006
From Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report
Osteomyelitis/Septic Arthritis Caused by Kingella kingae Among Day Care Attendees - Minnesota, 2003
Kingella kingae is a fastidious gram-negative coccobacillus that colonizes the respiratory and oropharyngeal tract in children. K. kingae occasionally causes invasive disease, primarily osteomyelitis/septic arthritis in young children, bacteremia...
Added: Thu Apr 13 2006
Paediatric bone and joint infection
N Susan Stott
Starship Children's Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Paediatric musculoskeletal infection remains an important cause of morbidity. Methicillin sensitive Staphylococcus aureus is still the most common organism although the incidence of methicillin resistant S. aureus in the community is rising. Osteomyelitis...
Added: Thu Apr 20 2006