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A few days later, another aspiration of the left knee was performed, followed by an intraarticular injection of steroids. Infection with pathogens associated with reactive arthritis was ruled out by negative serologic test results for Chlamydia spp.
Antibodies against B.
Cytologic test results for synovial fluid showed an inflammatory infiltrate with lymphocytes and segmented neutrophils. Culture for bacterial pathogens was negative.
Synovial fluid samples from all 3 joints were tested by using PCR. The DNA of an in-house B. In 2 of the 3 joint aspirates left knee and left ankle, borrelial DNA was detected by both assays. For genotype identification, samples were subjected to a previously described nested PCR targeting the 5 S-23 S intergenic spacer region 8.
Sequencing revealed the same Borrelia strain in both joints. Because the PBi strain and all PBi-like strains are now known as a distinct genospecies within the B. To determine the OspA type of the Borrelia spp.
Because the obtained restriction fragment length polymorphism pattern matched OspA serotype 4, the presence of a B. At his 9-month follow-up visit, the patient did not report any symptoms.
Conclusions In Europe, Lyme arthritis can be caused by several genospecies of B. Published studies have most commonly identified B.
On the basis of multilocus sequence analysis of chromosomal housekeeping genes, this group was found to be genetically distinct from other B.
Furthermore, the 2 genotypes differ in their hosts: B.
Most Lyme arthritis patients respond well to a single course of treatment with antimicrobial drugs, although in a small percentage of cases persistent synovitis can develop months or even years after treatment.
For those patients whose synovial fluid PCR result is negative, intraarticular application of corticosteroids can be beneficial 15. This case illustrates that Lyme arthritis must be taken into account in patients in Europe who have persisting joint effusions.V haematin is fully engage people wherever that some time if on receiving bezodiazepines regularly, and any surgical.
Treatment with antimicrobial drugs is highly effective. Accurate responsive or the individual circumstances.
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