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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 85-86

A case of aerococcus urinae vertebral osteomyelitis


1 Department of Graduate Medical Education, Seton Hall University, School of Health and Medical Sciences; Department of Infectious Disease, St. Michael's Medical Center, New Jersey, USA
2 Department of Graduate Medical Education, Seton Hall University, School of Health and Medical Sciences; Department of Infectious Disease, St. Joseph Medical Center, New Jersey, USA

Correspondence Address:
Michael Jerome
Department of Graduate Medical Education, Seton Hall University, School of Health and Medical Sciences; Department of Infectious Disease, St. Michael's Medical Center, New Jersey
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-777X.157246

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Aerococcus urinae is an aerobic, alpha hemolytic gram positive coccus bacterium that grows in pairs or clusters. We report the first case of vertebral osteomyelitis due to A. urinae. This has not been previously reported in the literature.


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