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blockage of the right pulmonary artery in a case of bacterial endocarditis

High Prevalence of Infective Endocarditis in E faecalis Bacteremia

Data published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology showed a high prevalence of definite infective endocarditis (IE) in patients with Enterococcus faecalis bacteremia (26%), suggesting that echocardiography should be considered in patients with E faecalis infection. A multicenter study using echocardiography was conducted from January 2014 to December 2016 in 344 consecutive…

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