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J Infect. 2007 Mar;54(3):e161-3. Epub 2006 Nov 22.

Aortic valve infective endocarditis caused by Serratia liquefaciens.

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Department of Internal Medicine, Taoyuan General Hospital, 1492 Chung-Shan Road, Taoyuan 330, Taiwan.

Abstract

Infective endocarditis of the cardiac valves caused by Serratia liquefaciens has never been reported. We describe a fatal case of aortic valve infective endocarditis caused by S. liquefaciens after intravenous injection of amphetamine, complicated by multiple organ dysfunctions.

PMID:
17125840
DOI:
10.1016/j.jinf.2006.10.003
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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