Prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by Mycobacterium chelonei: Case report and literature review

R. Viscidi, A. Geller, W. Caplan, G. A. Natsios, R. A. Gleckman

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Abstract

This article describes a case of endocarditis and widespread hematogenous dissemination produced by Mycobacterium chelonei and reviews the association of this organism with cardiac surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)555-559
Number of pages5
JournalHeart and Lung: Journal of Acute and Critical Care
Volume11
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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