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Bartonella and Coxiella infective endocarditis in Brazil: molecular evidence from excised valves from a cardiac surgery referral center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1998 to 2009.
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PMID:  23219032     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
PCR was used to detect Coxiella burnetii and Bartonella spp in heart valves obtained during the period 1998-2009 from patients operated on for blood culture-negative endocarditis in a cardiac surgery hospital in Brazil. Of the 51 valves tested, 10 were PCR-positive; two were positive for Bartonella and one for C. burnetii.
Authors:
Cristiane da Cruz Lamas; Rosana Grandelle Ramos; Gabriel Quintino Lopes; Marisa Silva Santos; Wilma Felix Golebiovski; Clara Weksler; Giovanna Ianini D'Almeida Ferraiuoli; Pierre-Edouard Fournier; Hubert Lepidi; Didier Raoult
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1878-3511     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610933     Medline TA:  Int J Infect Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 International Society for Infectious Diseases. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia, Rua das Laranjeiras 374, 7o andar (CCIH), Rio de Janeiro, 22240-006, Brazil; Unigranrio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Electronic address: cristianelamas@gmail.com.
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