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Osteomyelitis

Osteomyelitis is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Organism

Osteomyelitis

Staphylococcus aureus (GPC) (60%).

Infant: S. aureus, Enterobacteriaceae (GNR), groups A and B streptococci (GPC).

Child (<3 years): H. influenzae (GNCB), S. aureus, streptococci.

Child (>3 years) to adult: S. aureus, coagulase negative staphylococci, Group A streptococci, Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Postoperative: S. aureus, Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas sp. (GNR), Bartonella henselae (GNR).

Joint prosthesis: Coagulase-negative staphylococci, peptostreptococcus (GPC), Propionibacterium acnes (GPR), viridans streptococci (GPC in chains).

Immunocompromised patients (eg, elderly, HIV-infected): M. tuberculosis, M. avium-intracellulare (MAC) , Candida sp., cryptococcus, coccidioides, histoplasma.

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Citation

McPhee, Stephen J., et al. "Osteomyelitis." Guide to Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2017. Medicine Central, im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/GDT/619336/all/Osteomyelitis.
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Osteomyelitis. Guide to Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/GDT/619336/all/Osteomyelitis. Accessed April 25, 2019.
McPhee, S. J., Lu, C. M., & Nicoll, D. (2017). Osteomyelitis. In Guide to Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/GDT/619336/all/Osteomyelitis
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Osteomyelitis [Internet]. In: Guide to Diagnostic Tests. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/GDT/619336/all/Osteomyelitis.
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