Myocardial abscess due to Salmonella typhimurium.

  title={Myocardial abscess due to Salmonella typhimurium.},
  author={O M Langaker and Knut Svanes},
  journal={British heart journal},
  volume={35 8},
Myocardial abscess is a known complication of bacterial endocarditis. Gram-positive bacteria such as staphylococci, pneumococci, and streptococci are the most common pathogenic agents. None of the 42 cases of myocardial abscess discussed by TschudiMadsen (I960) was caused by Gram-negative bacteria. Lerner and Weinstein (I966) reported five cases, one caused by Salmonella (enteritides). The present report concerns a patient with myocardial abscess caused by Salmonella typhimurium, which does not… CONTINUE READING

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