2013, Number 1
Acta Pediatr Mex 2013; 34 (1)
Septic arthritis of the shoulder caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 23F in a female infant. Report of a case
Flores-Nava G, Hernández-Delgado L, Flores-Rangel JL, Harb-Peña E, Espinosa de los Monteros LE, Lozano-Villalobos SL
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ABSTRACTWe present the case of a female infant previously vaccinated against Streptococcus pneumoniae who developed a septic arthritis in the right shoulder. An artrothomy was performed. The culture of the synovial fluid was positive for serotype 23F Streptococcus pneumonia.