Infective endocarditis due to Fusobacterium nucleatum in an intravenous drug abuser

G. Weber, A. Borer, K. Riesenberg, F. Schlaeffer

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    Abstract

    Infective endocarditis due to anaerobic non-spore-forming gram-negative bacilli in intravenous drug abusers is exceedingly rare, with only two cases being previously reported in the literature. A case of endocarditis due to Fusobacterium nucleatum in an intravenous drug abuser is reported, accompanied by a review of the literature.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)655-657
    Number of pages3
    JournalEuropean Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
    Volume18
    Issue number9
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 23 Nov 1999

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Microbiology (medical)
    • Infectious Diseases

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