By Joseph W. St. Geme III

ISBN-10: 3319437283

ISBN-13: 9783319437286

ISBN-10: 3319437291

ISBN-13: 9783319437293

This ebook describes the becoming physique of knowledge at the epidemiology, medical manifestations, transmission, pathogenesis, prognosis, and remedy of Kingella kingae infectionsin little ones. furthermore, it covers experimental equipment which have been constructed to review the microbiology, genetics, and virulence elements of K. kingae, info that offers the basis for brand new methods to therapy and prevention of K. kingae disease. With this content material in brain, excerpts from the ebook may be of relevance for clinicians who take care of pediatric sufferers, for medical microbiologists who're keen on detecting organisms in scientific specimens, and for scientists who're learning K. kingae in an attempt to enhance novel objectives for antimicrobial remedy and new techniques to prevention.

First remoted within the Nineteen Sixties via Elizabeth O. King, a bacteriologist on the CDC, Kingella kingae was once principally missed over the subsequent 20 years as a human pathogen as a result of its unusual restoration from sufferers with disorder. even if, lately K. kingae has been more and more well-known as a clinically vital pathogen in teenagers, and is at the moment well-known because the top reason for osteoarticular infections in youngsters in more and more nations. learn into this organism has grown significantly during the last 15 years, leading to a greater appreciation of the significance of K. kingae in pediatric sufferers and of the molecular mechanisms of illness.

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