Published: 27 November 2015
Author(s): Oscar Murillo, Joan Gomez-Junyent, Imma Grau, Alba Ribera, Celina Cabrera, Salvador Pedrero, Fe Tubau, Joan M. Nolla, Javier Ariza, Roman Pallares
Section: Original Article

The site of acquisition of infection may have a major impact on outcome. The health care-related (HCR) environment has recently come under scrutiny. In a group of patients with bacteremic septic arthritis (SA), we compared their characteristics, type of SA, microbiology and prognosis according to the site of acquisition: community-acquired (CA), nosocomial-acquired (NA), and HCR.

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