Molecular evidence of Listeria monocytogenes infection relapse in a severe case of endocarditis


Introduction. Endocarditis is a rare complication of bacteraemia due to Listeria monocytogenes and is characterized by a high fatality rate (37-50 %). Recurrent infection by Listeria monocytogenes occurs even more rarely. Case presentation. We report a case of recurrent Listeria monocytogenes infection that resulted in severe endocarditis in a 66-year-old… (More)
DOI: 10.1099/jmmcr.0.005115


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