Kingella kingae

Precautions

Standard Precautions

General Information

Gram-negative, facultative anaerobic, coccobacilli.

Colonizer of the oropharynx.

  • Most common cause of septic arthritis in children <4 years

  • Osteomyelitis

  • Bacteremia

  • Infective endocarditis

May require contact precautions.

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