Ureaplasma urealyticum septic oligoarthritis in a patient with severe secondary hypogammaglobulinaemia

Peter Bradhurst, Carlos El‐Haddad, John Ng and Nicolás Urriola
Med J Aust 2021; 214 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51107
Published online: 21 June 2021


  • Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, NSW

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