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Haemophilus aphrophilus: a rare pathogen in vertebral osteomyelitis.
  1. F A Houssiau,
  2. J P Huaux,
  3. C Nagant de Deuxchaisnes


    A case of vertebral osteomyelitis due to Haemophilus aphrophilus is presented. We review the clinical and bacteriological findings and emphasise the need for careful bacteriological investigation. To the best of our knowledge this is the second reported case of vertebral osteomyelitis caused by this rarely recognised pathogen.

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