Section 11
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Aortic prosthetic endocarditis with Neisseria elongata subspecies nitroreducens

Picu, C.; Mille, C.; Popescu, G.Adrian.; Bret, L.; Prazuck, T.

Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases 35(4): 280-282


ISSN/ISBN: 0036-5548
PMID: 12839162
DOI: 10.1080/0036554021000027003
Accession: 010191881

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A case of Neisseria elongata subsp. nitroreducens endocarditis with a favourable course is presented. Dental foci were involved as the infective origin. Only conservative therapy was performed for 6 weeks; no complications were registered in 3 months of follow-up. The other 12 cases with similar aetiology communicated in the past 30 y were reviewed.

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