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Aortic homograft endocarditis caused by Campylobacter jejuni.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21940472     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the first case of homograft endocarditis caused by Campylobacter jejuni, which was treated successfully with antibiotic therapy and valve replacement. To our knowledge, only two other cases of C. jejuni endocarditis, involving native valves, have been reported in the medical literature.
Authors:
Sander Dinant; Carolina A M Schurink; Jaap W Deckers; Juliëtte A Severin
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2011-09-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  49     ISSN:  1098-660X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-01     Completed Date:  2012-02-22     Revised Date:  2013-06-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  4016-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, 's-Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. s_dinant@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anti-Bacterial Agents / administration & dosage
Aortic Valve / microbiology,  pathology,  surgery
Campylobacter Infections / diagnosis*,  microbiology,  pathology,  therapy
Campylobacter jejuni / isolation & purification*
Endocarditis, Bacterial / diagnosis*,  microbiology,  pathology,  therapy
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Prosthesis-Related Infections / diagnosis*,  microbiology,  pathology,  therapy
Transplantation, Homologous
Treatment Outcome
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents
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