Nongonococcal bacterial arthritis

Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 1993 May;19(2):311-31.


The most salient features of nongonococcal bacterial arthritis are reviewed. Factors such as life expectancy, prosthetic joints, arthroscopies, the spread of the AIDS epidemic, and of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as modifiers of the course of these arthritides are discussed.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Arthritis, Infectious* / diagnosis
  • Arthritis, Infectious* / etiology
  • Arthritis, Infectious* / therapy
  • Decision Trees
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Risk Factors