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Septic arthritis caused by Kingella kingae.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6826703     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
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.
R M Gay; T W Lane; D C Keller
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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    
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MeSH Terms
Arthritis, Infectious / etiology*
Neisseriaceae / drug effects,  isolation & purification*

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