• Mohammed Omer Mohammed Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.
  • Sherko A Omer Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.
  • Taha Ahmed Fathulla General Teaching Hospital, Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.
  • Rebar Mohammed Nori Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.
  • Abdulla Delmany Kurdistan Center for Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.



Pediococcus pentosaceus, Septic Arthritis, Chronic Liver Disease, Diabetes mellitus


A diabetic man with chronic liver disease developed septic arthritis of knee. The joint infection was caused by Gram positive cocci called Pediococcus pentosaceus.


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Mohammed M, Omer S, Fathulla T, Nori R, Delmany A. Pediococcus pentosaceus SEPTIC ARTHRITIS OF KNEE: A CASE REPORT. JSMC [Internet]. 2014 Jun. 1 [cited 2024 Jul. 21];4(1):73-9. Available from:

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