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Isolation of Mycoplasma pneumoniae from the synovial fluid of a hypogrammaglobulinaemic patient in a survey of patients with inflammatory polyarthritis.
  1. D Taylor-Robinson,
  2. J M Gumpel,
  3. A Hill,
  4. A J Swannell


    Mycoplasmas were not isolated from synovial fluid or membrane specimens taken from 41 patients suffering from inflammatory polyarthritis. However, Mycoplasma pneumoniae was isolated in two laboratories and on two occasions from the knee joint of a hypogammaglobulinaemic patient with a chronic polyarthritis.

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