Kingella kingae

Precautions

Standard Precautions
Standard Precautions

General Information

Pathogen information

Member of HACEK group, which cause endocarditis.

Epidemiology

Colonizer of the oropharynx

Associated syndromes

Most common cause of septic arthritis in children <4 years

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