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Recurrent Streptococcus pneumoniae endocarditis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7588827     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of recurrent endocarditis due to Streptococcus pneumoniae, a rare cause of endocarditis, is reported. The first episode of infection resulted in valvular damage, necessitating replacement of the aortic and mitral valves, and the second episode was treated successfully with antibiotics alone. Recurrence occurred even though the organism was fully susceptible to the antibiotics used and the patient showed no evidence of immune deficiency.
R Cunningham; L Sinha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0934-9723     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  1995 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-12-12     Completed Date:  1995-12-12     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804297     Medline TA:  Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  526-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Microbiology, Derby Royal Infirmary, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Atrial Fibrillation / etiology,  therapy
Combined Modality Therapy
Endocarditis, Bacterial / complications*,  diagnosis,  therapy
Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis / drug therapy,  etiology
Middle Aged
Penicillin G / therapeutic use
Penicillins / therapeutic use
Pneumococcal Infections / complications*,  diagnosis,  therapy
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Penicillins; 61-33-6/Penicillin G

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