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Nontoxinogenic corynebacterium diphtheriae as a rare cause of native endocarditis in childhood.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20495509     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a pediatric case of negative blood culture pulmonary valve endocarditis caused by a nontoxinogenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae biotype gravis and review the literature on this disease.
David Schnell; Constance Beyler; Fanny Lanternier; Hugues Lucron; David Lebeaux; Emmanuelle Bille; Damien Bonnet; Olivier Lortholary; Xavier Nassif; Jean-Ralph Zahar; Fanny Bajolle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Pediatric infectious disease journal     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1532-0987     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J.     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-19     Completed Date:  2010-11-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701858     Medline TA:  Pediatr Infect Dis J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  886-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Université Paris Descartes, Faculté de médecine-Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Necker Enfants Malades, Laboratoire de Microbiologie, France.
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MeSH Terms
Bacterial Typing Techniques
Child, Preschool
Corynebacterium diphtheriae / isolation & purification*
Diphtheria Toxin / biosynthesis*
Endocarditis, Bacterial / diagnosis*,  microbiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Diphtheria Toxin

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