Infective endocarditis due to Moraxella lacunata: report of 4 patients and review of published cases of Moraxella endocarditis.

@article{Maayan2004InfectiveED,
  title={Infective endocarditis due to Moraxella lacunata: report of 4 patients and review of published cases of Moraxella endocarditis.},
  author={Hannah Maayan and Ronit Cohen-Poradosu and Efraim Halperin and Bernard Rudensky and Yechiel Schlesinger and Amos Moshe Yinnon and David P. Raveh},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={36 11-12},
  pages={878-81}
}
Moraxella is an aerobic, oxidase-positive, Gram-negative coccobacillus, which is rarely associated with serious and invasive infections. We describe 4 cases of Moraxella lacunata endocarditis and review 12 previously published cases of Moraxella endocarditis, including 1 further case with M. lacunata, 5 with M. catarrhalis, 2 with M. phenylperuvica and the remainder consisting of 1 case each of M. liquefaciens, M. osloensis, M. nonliquefaciens and 1 non-specified. Of these 16 patients, 5 had… CONTINUE READING
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