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Unusually severe cases of Kingella kingae osteoarticular infections in children

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Mallet, Cindy
Litzelmann, Estelle
Lorrot, Mathie
Bonacorsi, Stéphane
Mazda, Keyvan
Ilharreborde, Brice
Published in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2014, vol. 33, no. 1, p. 1-4
Abstract With the development of molecular biology and specific polymerase chain reaction, Kingella kingae has become the primary diagnosis of osteoarticular infections in young children. Clinical features of these osteoarticular infections are typically mild, and outcome is almost always favorable. We report a series of unusually severe cases of K. kingae osteoarticular infections.
Keywords Anti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic useBone Diseases, Infectious/diagnosis/epidemiology/microbiology/therapyChild, PreschoolFemaleHumansInfantKingella kingae/isolation & purificationMaleNeisseriaceae Infections/diagnosis/epidemiology/microbiology/therapyRetrospective StudiesTreatment Outcome
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PMID: 23856785
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Research group Groupe Lascombes Pierre (orthopédie pédiatrique) (917)
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MALLET, Cindy et al. Unusually severe cases of Kingella kingae osteoarticular infections in children. In: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2014, vol. 33, n° 1, p. 1-4. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:55115

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