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oa Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases - A rare case of endocarditis in South Africa : case report

 

Abstract

Brucella endocarditis is a rare condition which occurs as a focal complication of chronic brucellosis. We report a case of endocarditisin a 21 year old male with a prosthetic aortic heart valve. Due to the high mortality of Brucella endocarditis, it is essential for clinicians to maintain a high index of suspicion in patients at risk for brucellosis who present with infective endocarditis.

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2015-01-01
2016-12-03
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