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[Fever, negative blood culture findings and absence of response to antibiotic therapy in a patient after a second aortic valve prosthesis].

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift (1946)
Publication Date
Volume
123
Issue
42
Pages
1235–1238
Identifiers
PMID: 9809045
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Coxiella burnetii should be considered as a possible cause of fever of unknown origin, especially in patients with existing or operated cardiac valvar defects, when endocarditic vegetations have been demonstrated and several blood cultures have been negative.

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