Kingella kingae

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Kin·gel·la kin'·gae

a β-hemolytic bacterial species that causes endocarditis, osteomyelitis, and septic arthritis in humans; formerly termed Moraxella kingae. See: HACEK group.
Synonym(s): Moraxella kingae
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Kin·gel·la kin·gae

(king-gel'ă king'ē)
A bacterial species that causes endocarditis, especially in immunocomprised people; associated with bone and joint infections in children.
See also: HACEK group
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Kingella kingae

A species that may cause bone or joint infections in children.
See also: Kingella
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