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Vol. 17. Issue 4.
Pages 237-238 (April 2021)
Case Report
DOI: 10.1016/j.reumae.2020.02.006
Septic arthritis due to Sneathia sanguinegens in a male. First case described in the scientific literature
Artritis séptica por Sneathia sanguinegens en un varón. Primer caso descrito en la literatura científica
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Cristian Gómez Torrijosa,
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, Isabel de la Morena Barrioa, Alberto Yagüe Muñozb, Concepción Gimeno Cardonac,d
a Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitario de la Plana, Vila-real, Castellón, Spain
b Servicio de Microbiología, Hospital Universitario de la Plana, Vila-real, Castellón, Spain
c Servicio de Microbiología, Hospital Universitario General de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
d Departamento de Microbiología y Ecología, Universidad de Valencia, Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
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An 88-year-old male admitted with septic shoulder arthritis due to a gram-negative bacillus. The microorganism is identified by sequencing the 16 S rDNA gene as Sneathia sanguinegens. This is the first case described in the literature in a male, since so far only infections in women of childbearing age have been described.

Keywords:
Septic arthritis
Snaethia sanguinegens
Male
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Varón 88 años que ingresa por artritis séptica de hombro por un bacilo gram negativo. Se identifica el microorganismo mediante secuenciación del gen 16 S ADNr como Sneathia sanguinegens. Se trata del primer caso descrito en la literatura en un varón, ya que hasta el momento solo se habían descrito infecciones en mujeres en edad fértil

Palabras clave:
Artritis séptica
Snaethia sanguinegens
Varón

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