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Medical Term:

Kingella kingae

 

Definition: a ß-hemolytic bacterial species that causes endocarditis, osteomyelitis, and septic arthritis in humans; formerly termed Moraxella kingae.

See: HACEK group

Synonym(s): Moraxella kingae

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