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Int J Infect Dis. 2011 Apr;15(4):e222-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2010.12.002. Epub 2011 Jan 14.

Treatment of endocarditis due to Proteus species: a literature review.

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Department of Medicine, Cooper University Hospital, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 401 Haddon Ave, Camden, NJ 08103, USA. kalra-ankur@cooperhealth.edu

Abstract

Endocarditis due to Proteus species is very rare. We report a case of endocarditis due to Proteus mirabilis that was successfully treated with ampicillin and gentamicin, and review the treatment regimens of previously published cases of Proteus endocarditis.

PMID:
21237686
DOI:
10.1016/j.ijid.2010.12.002
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