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N Z Med J. 2011 Aug 12;124(1340):84-6.

A case of tricuspid valve endocarditis due to Burkholderia cepacia complex.

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Department of Microbiology, Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand. dwilliamson@adhb.govt.nz

Abstract

Burkholderia cepacia complex organisms are environmental Gram-negative bacteria which rarely cause disease in otherwise immunocompetent individuals. We describe a case of tricuspid valve endocarditis secondary to B. cepacia complex in an injecting intravenous drug user in Auckland, New Zealand.

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