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Anaerobe. 2010 Aug;16(4):472-3. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2010.05.003. Epub 2010 May 21.

Actinomyces israelii endocarditis misidentified as "Diptheroids".

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Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA. ameshaa@aol.com

Abstract

Actinomyces is a rare cause of endocarditis, however misidentification as Cornyebacteria often hampers the diagnosis.

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10.1016/j.anaerobe.2010.05.003
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