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Salmonella paratyphi endocarditis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16716021     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Endocarditis is a rare complication of salmonellosis. The most frequently observed species is Salmonella typhi. Endocarditis caused by Salmonella paratyphi is extremely rare with only three previous cases documented in the medical literature. We report a case of endocarditis caused by Salmonella paratyphi in an otherwise healthy young patient, with full recovery after appropriate antibiotic treatment.
Eleonora Vaisbein; Yaron Melamed-Snapiri; Faris Nassar
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta cardiologica     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0001-5385     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Cardiol     Publication Date:  2006 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-23     Completed Date:  2006-10-13     Revised Date:  2009-06-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370570     Medline TA:  Acta Cardiol     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  191-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine "E", Western Galilee Hospital, Naharia, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Endocarditis / drug therapy,  microbiology*
Paratyphoid Fever / complications*,  drug therapy
Salmonella paratyphi A*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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