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A 15-year-old girl comes to the emergency department because of left knee pain. She states the pain has been increasing for the past 2 weeks. She also reports fevers, diffuse joint pain, and a history of sickle cell disease. Her temperature is 38.3°C (100.9°F), pulse is 88/min, respirations are 20/min, and blood pressure is 122/82 mm Hg. Physical examination shows the left knee is erythematous, warm, swollen, and tender to palpation over the tibial prominence. Radiographs of the knee show soft tissue edema and a large radiolucency in the proximal tibia. Which of the following is the most likely infectious organism?

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