Using improved diagnostic methods, our study found that the vast majority of children younger than 4 years old suffering from a bone or joint infection were infected by Kingella kingae
bacteria," said study author Dr Jocelyn Gravel of the University of Montreal.
Possible association of kingella kingae
with infantile spondylodiscitis, " Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol.
Distinguish anatomic sites of invasive Kingella kingae
was initially isolated by Elizabeth O.
, a short Gram negative bacillus, is best known for being a constituent of the HACEK group of organisms; i.
En los pacientes no neonatos debe cultivarse las muestras del liquido articular en botellas de hemocultivos aerobios, para poder aislar la Kingella kingae
An important and underappreciated cause of septic arthritis in non-neonates younger than age 5 years is Kingella kingae
prosthetic valve endocarditis complicated by a paravalvular abscess.
Using primers to detect the mecA and nuc genes of Staphylococcus aureus and the cpn60 target on the chaperon gene of Kingella kingae
, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was performed using the purulent drainage obtained from the knee.
CHICAGO -- Consider Kingella kingae
as a cause of infection when diagnosing and treating children with suspected acute osteomyelitis, an infectious disease specialist advised.
is a fastidious gram-negative coccobacillus that colonizes the respiratory and oropharyngeal tract in children.
In the first reported outbreak of invasive Kingella kingae
disease, it affected several toddlers at a day-care center in Minnesota in October 2003, said Karen M.