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Detection of Kingella kingae osteoarticular infections in children by oropharyngeal swab PCR.

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Gesuele, Renzi
Lamah, Léopold
Hibbs, Jonathan
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Published in Pediatrics. 2013, vol. 131, no. 1, p. e230-5
Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate if oropharyngeal swab polymerase chain reaction (PCR) could predict osteoarticular infection (OAI) due to Kingella kingae in young children.
Keywords Cartilage, Articular/microbiology/pathologyChild, PreschoolFemaleHumansInfantKingella kingae/isolation & purification/pathogenicityMaleNeisseriaceae Infections/diagnosis/microbiologyOropharynx/microbiologyOsteomyelitis/diagnosis/genetics/microbiologyPolymerase Chain Reaction/methodsPredictive Value of TestsProspective StudiesSpecimen Handling/methods
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PMID: 23248230
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CERONI, Dimitri et al. Detection of Kingella kingae osteoarticular infections in children by oropharyngeal swab PCR. In: Pediatrics, 2013, vol. 131, n° 1, p. e230-5. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:28381

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