[Impediment of cellular immune response under treatment with ticlopidine in a patient with Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis].


A 52-year-old male with coronary artery disease was admitted with acute aortic valve endocarditis and a temperature up to 39.5 degrees C caused by Staphylococcus aureus. The patient was treated with ticlopidine (Tiklyd) after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasties to reduce restenosis by inhibiting thrombocyte aggregation. Upon admission c… (More)