Clinical manifestations of Kingella kingae infections: case report and review.

@article{Morrison1989ClinicalMO,
  title={Clinical manifestations of Kingella kingae infections: case report and review.},
  author={Vicki a. Morrison and Kenneth Wagner},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  year={1989},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={
          776-82
        }
}
A patient with antecedent coccidioidal pulmonary cavitary disease who developed an empyema due to Kingella kingae prompted our analysis of the literature regarding this unusual bacterial pathogen. Formerly classified among other genera and considered a nonpathogen, K. kingae has been increasingly recognized as a cause of human infection. While the most commonly diagnosed infections due to this organism are endocarditis and septic arthritis, there have also been isolated reports of bacteremia… CONTINUE READING
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