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Streptococcus dysgalactiae Subspecies Equisimilis; An Agent Rarely Encountered in the Etiology of Septic Arthritis

Meryem Iraz 1 , * , Kerem Bilsel 2 , Hasan Ceylan 2 and Yasemin Akkoyunlu 3
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1 Department of Medical Microbiology, Medical Faculty, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Medical Faculty, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
3 Department of Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: September 01, 2013, 6 (7); e9175
  • Published Online: September 10, 2013
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: November 18, 2012
  • Revised: January 28, 2013
  • Accepted: March 3, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.9175

To Cite: Iraz M, Bilsel K, Ceylan H, Akkoyunlu Y. Streptococcus dysgalactiae Subspecies Equisimilis; An Agent Rarely Encountered in the Etiology of Septic Arthritis, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2013 ; 6(7):e9175. doi: 10.5812/jjm.9175.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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