Kingella kingae

Precautions

Routine Practices
Routine Practices

General Information

Pathogen information

Most common cause of septic arthritis in children <4 years

Epidemiology

Colonizer of the oropharynx

Associated syndromes

In addition to acute osteoarticular infections, can rarely also cause other invasive infections.

Additional Information

PCR is the test of choice. Consult infectious disease and microbiology on call.