J Bone Jt Infect 2016; 1:7-9. doi:10.7150/jbji.13863

Short Research Communication

Unusual Case of Spondylodiscitis due to Listeria monocytogenes

Guillaume Ghislain Aubin1,2, David Boutoille2,3, Romain Bourcier4, Jocelyne Caillon1,2, Didier Lepelletier1,2, Pascale Bémer1,2 *, Stéphane Corvec1,2 *✉

1. Bacteriology and Hygiene Unit, Nantes University Hospital, France.
2. EA3826, Laboratory of Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics of Infections - Nantes Medicine School, France.
3. Infectious and Tropical Diseases Unit, Nantes University Hospital, France.
4. Interventional and Diagnostic Neuroradiology, Nantes University Hospital, France.
* contributed equally to this work.

Keywords: Spondylodiscitis, vertebral osteomyelitis, Listeria monocytogenes, MALDI-TOF, blood culture

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Aubin GG, Boutoille D, Bourcier R, Caillon J, Lepelletier D, Bémer P, Corvec S. Unusual Case of Spondylodiscitis due to Listeria monocytogenes. J Bone Jt Infect 2016; 1:7-9. doi:10.7150/jbji.13863. Available from http://www.jbji.net/v01p0007.htm