Corpus ID: 29890282

Prosthetic valve bacterial endocarditis caused by Kingella kingae.

  title={Prosthetic valve bacterial endocarditis caused by Kingella kingae.},
  author={J. M. Grant and R. Bortolussi and D. L. Roy and J. Wort},
  journal={Canadian Medical Association journal},
  volume={129 5},
          406, 410

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