Document Detail


Septic arthritis caused by Kingella kingae.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6826703     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A normal part of the oral flora, Kingella kingae has seldom been recognized as the cause of serious clinical infections. We report a case of documented septic arthritis caused by K. kingae in an otherwise healthy infant. We suggest that it may be more common than thought based on the general unfamiliarity with this organism and the fact that several dozen clinical isolates have been identified by reference laboratories.
Authors:
R M Gay; T W Lane; D C Keller
Related Documents :
15708333 - Postmortem serum endotoxin level in relation to the causes of death.
21041843 - Reliability of icd-10 external cause of death codes in the national coroners informatio...
9757873 - The world health organization multinational study of breast-feeding and lactational ame...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0095-1137     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1983 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-04-07     Completed Date:  1983-04-07     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  168-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arthritis, Infectious / etiology*
Female
Humans
Infant
Neisseriaceae / drug effects,  isolation & purification*
Comments/Corrections

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Human Edwardsiellosis traced to ornamental fish.
Next Document:  Bacteriophage types of Salmonella typhi in the United States from 1974 through 1981.