What does kingella kingae mean?

Definitions for kingella kingae
kingel·la kingae

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word kingella kingae.

Freebase

  1. Kingella kingae

    Kingella kingae is a species of gram-negative aerobic coccobacilli. First isolated in 1960, it was not until the 1990s that culture techniques improved enough for it to become recognized as a significant cause of infection in young children. It is best known as a cause of septic arthritis, osteomyelitis, spondylodiscitis, bacteraemia, and endocarditis, and less frequently lower respiratory tract infections and meningitis. K. kingae is part of the bacterial flora of the throat in young children and is transmitted from child-to-child. When it causes disease, the clinical presentation is often subtle and preceded by a recent history of stomatitis or upper respiratory infection. One notable exception is in cases of endocarditis, which can be more refractory to treatment. K. kingae is the fifth member of the HACEK group of fastidious gram-negative bacteria that cause endocarditis. Routine laboratory tests may be normal because the organism is difficult to culture. Inoculating the fluid from infected joints directly into blood culture vials can enhance the chances of an accurate culture, but extended culture times are not helpful. The organism has also been known as Moraxella kingae.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Kingella kingae

    A species of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria which is distinguished from other members of the genus KINGELLA by its beta hemolysis. It occurs normally in human mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract, but can cause septic arthritis and endocarditis. (From Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 9th ed)

How to pronounce kingella kingae?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say kingella kingae in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kingella kingae in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kingella kingae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Images & Illustrations of kingella kingae

  1. kingella kingae

Translation

Find a translation for the kingella kingae definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these kingella kingae definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "kingella kingae." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 25 Jun 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/kingella+kingae>.

    Are we missing a good definition for kingella kingae? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    not established or confirmed
    • A. arbitrary
    • B. contagious
    • C. unsealed
    • D. elusive

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for kingella kingae: