Case Report

A Case of Penicillin-Resistant Veillonella Prosthetic Joint Infection of the Knee

Table 1

Impact of anaerobic incubation time on growth detection.

Knee sampleFluid appearanceCulture OrdersLaboratoryDuration of incubationMicrobiologic results

Arthrocentesis #1Brown, purulentAerobic & anaerobic culturesNational commercial lab48 hoursNo growth
Arthrocentesis #2Brown, purulentAerobic culture hold for 7 daysNational commercial lab72 hoursNo growth
Synovial operative tissue ×4No descriptionAerobic & anaerobic culturesMCHS-Waycross10 daysVeillonella sp.

MCHS: Mayo Clinic Health System.