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Identifying reservoirs of infections caused by kingella kingae: a case-control study of oropharyngeal carriage of k. kingae among healthy adults

Published inPediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol. 35, no. 8, p. 869-871
Publication date2016
Abstract

Kingella kingae is currently recognized as a significant pathogen of the pediatric population. Nevertheless, the possibility for adults to serve as a reservoir of healthy carriers has not been studied.

Keywords
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Carrier State/epidemiology/microbiology/transmission
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Child
  • Preschool
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Newborn
  • Kingella kingae
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neisseriaceae Infections/epidemiology/microbiology/transmission
  • Oropharynx/microbiology
  • Personnel
  • Hospital/statistics & numerical data
  • Young Adult
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BRÄNDLE, Gabriel et al. Identifying reservoirs of infections caused by kingella kingae: a case-control study of oropharyngeal carriage of k. kingae among healthy adults. In: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2016, vol. 35, n° 8, p. 869–871. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001197
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