Kingella

Kingella

(kin-jel'ah), Avoid the mispronunciation king-el'ă.
Genus in the family Neisseriaceae; members are medium-size, gram-negative, aerobic and facultatively anaerobic, nonmotile cocci and coccobacilli in pairs or short chains, which may decolorize poorly with acetone-alcohol; they are oxidase positive, and ferment glucose with acid but not gas. The type species is Kingella kingae.

Kin·gel·la

(king-gel'ă)
Member of the family Neisseriaceae; a gram-negative coccus with a requirement of enhanced carbon dioxide for recovery in culture.

Kingella

(kĭng-ĕl′lăh)
A genus of gram-negative bacilli of the family Neisseriaceae, normal flora of the oral cavity.

Kingella kingae

A species that may cause bone or joint infections in children.
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Now, scientists are able to do a better job of identifying the germs that cause the infections, including the one that's the focus of the new study -- Kingella kingae.
High prevalence of Kingella kingae in joint fluid from children with septic arthritis revealed by the BACTEC blood culture system.
Aggregatibacter aphrophilus (formerly Haemophilus aphrophilus) is an aerobic gram-negative coccobacillus that belongs to the HACEK (Haemophilus aphrophilus/paraphrophilus, Actino bacillus actinomycetem comitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens and Kingella spp.
2) Rare causes of infective endocarditis are Gram-negative organisms, including the HACEK group: Haemophilus species, Aggregatibacter (previously Actinobacillus) species, Cardiobacterium hominus, Eikenella corrodens, and Kingella species.
Various bacilli, the HACEK group of organisms (Haemophilus, Actinobacillus, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella and Kingella spp.
Weaver, "Infections caused by Moraxella, Moraxella urethralis, Moraxella-like groups M-5 and M-6, and Kingella kingae in the United States, 1953-1980," Reviews of Infectious Diseases, vol.
Possible association of kingella kingae with infantile spondylodiscitis, " Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol.
34) Otras comunidades bacterianas asociadas a condiciones libres de caries son Cordiobacterium, Rothia, Kingella, Aggregatibacter o Mannheimia, que, a pesar de ser abundantes, algunas son poco conocidas por ser parte de grupos que no pueden ser cultivados en el laboratorio.
pyogenes), Streptococcus pneumoniae, Kingella kingae and Haemophilus influenza b (Hib).
Distinguish anatomic sites of invasive Kingella kingae infections
influenzae, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomi- tans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens, Kingella kingae y K.
On the other hand, HACEK (Haemophilus species, actinomycetemcomitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens and Kingella species) associated endocarditis has not been reported in patients with CIEDs.