There has been a significant increase in septic arthritis in children with meningococcal infection, due to a shift to serotype W disease in response to recent vaccine changes, clinicians in WA say. The introduction of meningococcal C vaccine in 2003 has seen a rise in cases of invasive meningococcal disease caused by the W135 serotype ...
Vigilance needed for septic arthritis caused by meningococcal W
By Michael Woodhead
15 Mar 2021