Genome sequence of kingella kingae septic arthritis isolate PYKK081

Jeffrey B. Kaplan, Chienchi Lo, Gary Xie, Shannon L. Johnson, Patrick S.G. Chain, Robert Donnelly, Scott C. Kachlany, Nataliya V. Balashova

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Kingella kingae is a human oral bacterium that can cause infections of the skeletal system in children. The bacterium is also a cardiovascular pathogen causing infective endocarditis in children and adults. We report herein the draft genome sequence of septic arthritis K. kingae strain PYKK081.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of bacteriology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Jun 1 2012


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology

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Kaplan, J. B., Lo, C., Xie, G., Johnson, S. L., Chain, P. S. G., Donnelly, R., Kachlany, S. C., & Balashova, N. V. (2012). Genome sequence of kingella kingae septic arthritis isolate PYKK081. Journal of bacteriology, 194(11).