Emergence of endocarditis due to group D streptococci: findings derived from the merged database of the International Collaboration on Endocarditis

@article{Hoen2004EmergenceOE,
  title={Emergence of endocarditis due to group D streptococci: findings derived from the merged database of the International Collaboration on Endocarditis},
  author={Bruno Hoen and Catherine Chirouze and Christopher H. Cabell and Christine Selton-Suty and Franck Duch{\^e}ne and Lars Olaison and Jose M Mir{\'o} and Gilbert Habib and Elias Abrutyn and Susannah J. Eykyn and Yvette Bernard and Francesc Marco and G. Ralph Corey},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={24},
  pages={12-16}
}
The aim of the present study was to compare the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of Streptococcus bovis endocarditis with those of endocarditis caused by oral streptococci, using data obtained from a large international database of uniformly defined cases of infective endocarditis. S. bovis, a well-known cause of infective endocarditis, remains the common name used to designate group D nonenterococcal streptococci. In some countries, the frequency of S. bovis endocarditis has… CONTINUE READING

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