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Yersinia enterocolitica endocarditis on a prosthetic valve.
  1. E. Pras,
  2. N. Arber,
  3. J. Pinkhas,
  4. Y. Sidi
  1. Department of Internal Medicine D, Beilinson Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel.


    Yersinia entercolitica endocarditis has rarely been described before. This is the first report of prosthetic valve Yersinia enterocolitis endocarditis, complicated by infected brain embolization. The patient, however, completely recovered after 6 weeks of combined therapy with ceftriaxone and gentamicin.

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