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Pharyngeal colonization by Kingella kingae in children with invasive disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19106774     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Kingella kingae organisms isolated from the blood of 3 children with invasive infections were identical by pulsed field gel electrophoresis and random amplified polymorphic DNA-polymerase chain reaction analysis to those recovered from the patients' pharynx, demonstrating the likely role of upper respiratory tract colonization in the pathogenesis of the disease caused by this bacterium.
Authors:
Pablo Yagupsky; Nurith Porat; Erica Pinco
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Pediatric infectious disease journal     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0891-3668     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J.     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-28     Completed Date:  2009-03-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701858     Medline TA:  Pediatr Infect Dis J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  155-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Soroka University Medical Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Negev, Beer-Sheva, USA. yagupsky@bgu.ac.il
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Amoxicillin / therapeutic use
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Cephalexin / therapeutic use
Electrophoresis, Gel, Pulsed-Field
Female
Humans
Infant
Kingella kingae / genetics,  isolation & purification*
Male
Neisseriaceae Infections / drug therapy,  microbiology*
Pharynx / microbiology*
Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Technique
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 15686-71-2/Cephalexin; 26787-78-0/Amoxicillin

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