Prosthetic joint infection due to Salmonella spp is rare. Here we report an acute case of Salmonella enteritidis infection of a total hip arthroplasty in a man taking immunosuppressant medication. He was managed with antibiotics and two-stage revision surgery.
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Contributors CMRD: writing and revision of the manuscript. JSH: data collection and writing the article. PD: data collection and interpretation. NNS: supervision and final approval. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.
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