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Bacterial Endocarditis

Known as: Endocarditides, Bacterial, bacterial infection of the heart valve, Endocarditis, Bacterial [Disease/Finding] 
Inflammation of the ENDOCARDIUM caused by BACTERIA that entered the bloodstream. The strains of bacteria vary with predisposing factors, such as… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
3D : three-dimensional AIDS : acquired immune deficiency syndrome b.i.d. : bis in die (twice daily) BCNIE : blood culture… Expand
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Review
2015
Review
2015
SUMMARY Staphylococcus aureus is a major human pathogen that causes a wide range of clinical infections. It is a leading cause of… Expand
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Guidelines on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infective endocarditis (new version 2009). 
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Review
2003
Review
2003
AIMS To identify the characteristics, treatment, and outcomes of contemporary patients with valvular heart disease (VHD) in… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The role of biofilms in the pathogenesis of some chronic human infections is now widely accepted. However, the criteria used to… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Although the sensitivity and specificity of the Duke criteria for the diagnosis of infective endocarditis (IE) have been… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) is a cytotoxin that causes leukocyte destruction and tissue necrosis. It is produced by fewer… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
PURPOSE This study was designed to develop improved criteria for the diagnosis of infective endocarditis and to compare these… Expand
Review
1992
Review
1992
This article examines the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of infective endocarditis in elderly persons. Special problems… Expand
Review
1990
Review
1990
Objective. —To update recommendations issued by the American Heart Association last published in 1990 for the prevention of… Expand
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