But in our study mortality of enterococcal endocarditis
was highest compared with other agents (46%).
Changing patient characteristics and the effect on mortality in endocarditis
Washington, March 26 ( ANI ): Scientists have discovered that oral bacteria that escape into the bloodstream through bleeding gums are able to cause blood clots and trigger life-threatening endocarditis
Of 203 patients (mean age 59 years) treated for bacteremia (54), infective endocarditis
(26), and osteomyelitis (123) from Jan.
is a bacterial infection of the cardiac valves and endocardium with a high level of mortality and morbidity.
IIAs are commonly caused by subacute bacterial endocarditis
(SBE) resulting in circulation of infected emboli.
due to Coxiella burnetii (Q fever): a rare or underdiagnosed disease?
Definite tricuspid valve infective endocarditis
(IE) was diagnosed based on the modified Duke criteria of one major criterion (oscillating masses on the valve leaflets) and three minor criteria (single positive blood cultures, IDU, fever (39[degrees]C) and suspected septic pulmonary emboli).
Five years later, ''there were approximately 35 extra endocarditis
cases per month than would have been expected'' if trends before the antibiotic prescribing change had continued, said one study leader, Dr.
Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014
accounts for 2-4% of all endocarditis
In-hospital prognosis of prosthetic valve endocarditis
after urgent surgery.
Viridans streptococcal (Streptococcus intermedius) mitral valve subacute bacterial endocarditis
(SBE) in a patient with mitral valve prolapse after a dental procedure: The importance of antibiotic prophylaxis.
Disseminated Mycobacterium chelonae infection resulting in endocarditis
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Endocarditis
Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2011," provides data on the Endocarditis
clinical trial scenario.