European Journal of Clinical Microbiology

, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp 267–269 | Cite as

Septicemia caused byKingella kingae

  • H. Förstl
  • G. Ruckdeschel
  • M. Lang
  • W. Eder
Case Reports


A case ofKingella kingae septicemia following acute gastroenteritis is described. Intravenous antibiotic treatment with mezlocillin and tobramycin led to rapid and sustained recovery. The infection withKingella kingae may have been food-borne.


Internal Medicine Antibiotic Treatment Gastroenteritis Tobramycin Acute Gastroenteritis 


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© Vieweg Publishing 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Förstl
    • 1
  • G. Ruckdeschel
    • 1
  • M. Lang
    • 1
  • W. Eder
    • 1
  1. 1.Max von Pettenkofer-Institut, Klinikum Grosshadern, Medizinische MikrobiologieMünchen 70Germany

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