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Infective Endocarditis

  • Sabine Enenkel
  • Wolfgang Stille

Abstract

The incidence of infective endocarditis ranges between 0.5% and 3% of patients with cardiac disease in the few hospital-based series from Africa [5, 15]. In the Rwandian experience, infective endocarditis is relatively rare compared to the high prevalence of rheumatic heart disease [4].References

Keywords

Infective Endocarditis Rheumatic Fever Rheumatic Heart Disease Penicillin Allergy Viridans Streptococcus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sabine Enenkel
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Stille
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity Hospital, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-UniversitätFrankfurt/Main 70Germany
  2. 2.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity Hospital Johann Wolfgang Goethe-UniversitätFrankfurt/Main 70Germany

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