Journal article

Treatment of Neisseria meningitidis prosthetic joint infections with short-course antibiotics: three cases and a literature review.

Sarah Browning, Harry N Walker, Thomas Ryan, Robert Pickles, Michael Loftus, Jason A Trubiano, Andrew Hardidge, Joshua S Davis

J Bone Jt Infect | Published : 2020


Neisseria meningitidis is a rare cause of prosthetic joint infection (PJI), with only three cases previously reported. Here we report three further cases, all of which were successfully treated with implant retention and short-course antibiotics ( < 6  weeks).