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Septic arthritis is the invasion of the joint space by an infectious agent. The usual etiology is bacterial, but viral, mycobacterial, and fungal arthritis occur occasionally. Bacteria are either carried by the bloodstream from an infectious focus elsewhere or are introduced by a skin lesion that penetrates the joint.
Multiple breaches of injection safety practices identified in New Jersey septic arthritis outbreak

Multiple breaches of injection safety practices identified in New Jersey septic arthritis outbreak

Using biologics during pregnancy may not raise infant's risk for opportunistic infections

Using biologics during pregnancy may not raise infant's risk for opportunistic infections

Study shows impact of increasing number of opioid-related hospitalizations on health care costs

Study shows impact of increasing number of opioid-related hospitalizations on health care costs

Health Canada offers tips on proper use of topical antiseptics to reduce infections

Health Canada offers tips on proper use of topical antiseptics to reduce infections

Study reports increased frequency of nail gun-associated injuries in work-related settings

Study reports increased frequency of nail gun-associated injuries in work-related settings

Crucial role of orthopedic surgeons in diagnosing mTBI among trauma care patients

Crucial role of orthopedic surgeons in diagnosing mTBI among trauma care patients

Patients treated by ID physicians less likely to die in hospital

Patients treated by ID physicians less likely to die in hospital

Children with polyarticular JIA benefit from early and aggressive therapy

Children with polyarticular JIA benefit from early and aggressive therapy

FDA grants IRIS clearance for analysis of synovial fluid with iQ200, iRICELL automated microscopy analyzers

FDA grants IRIS clearance for analysis of synovial fluid with iQ200, iRICELL automated microscopy analyzers

Bacterial infections often missed in febrile children in the ER

Bacterial infections often missed in febrile children in the ER

Peck on the leg from a magpie leads to amputation

Peck on the leg from a magpie leads to amputation

Pre-treatment MRI eliminates unnecessary surgery for children with suspected musculosketal infections

Pre-treatment MRI eliminates unnecessary surgery for children with suspected musculosketal infections