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Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2004 Oct;2(5):787-94.

Kingella kingae infections of the skeletal system in children: diagnosis and therapy.

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  • 1Soroka University Medical Center, Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva 84101, Israel. yagupsky@bgumail.bgu.ac.il

Abstract

As the result of improved bacteriological techniques, Kingella kingae is emerging as an important cause of infections of the skeletal system in children younger than 2 years of age. This review details the bacteriological features and detection methods of this pathogen, as well as the epidemiology, clinical presentation, treatment and prognosis of septic arthritis, osteomyelitis and diskitis caused by the organism.

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