Electron microscopy and serological features of a patient with Q fever prosthetic valve endocarditis.

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Electron microscopy and serological features of a patient with Q fever prosthetic valve endocarditis.

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Abstract

The clinical, serological and electron microscopic findings in a 47 year old woman with bioprosthetic valve coxiella endocarditis occurring 15 years after streptococcal endocarditis are described. The patient underwent valvular surgery a total of four times to control symptoms and remains well on medical therapy more than two years after her last operation.

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