Streptococcus sinensis endocarditis outside Hong Kong

Uçkay, Ilker; Rohner, Peter; Bolivar, Ignacio; Ninet, Béatrice; Djordjevic, Marina; Nobre, Vandack; Garzoni, Christian; Schrenzel, Jacques (2007). Streptococcus sinensis endocarditis outside Hong Kong. Emerging infectious diseases, 13(8), pp. 1250-1252. Atlanta, Ga.: U.S. National Center for Infectious Diseases

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Streptococcus sinensis has been described as a causative organism for infective endocarditis in 3 Chinese patients from Hong Kong. We describe a closely related strain in an Italian patient with chronic rheumatic heart disease. The case illustrates that S. sinensis is a worldwide emerging pathogen.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Haematology, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Medicine and Hospital Pharmacy (DOLS) > Clinic of Infectiology

UniBE Contributor:

Garzoni, Christian

ISSN:

1080-6040

ISBN:

17953105

Publisher:

U.S. National Center for Infectious Diseases

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:59

Last Modified:

10 Oct 2019 13:53

PubMed ID:

17953105

Web of Science ID:

000248530900024

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.25686

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/25686 (FactScience: 60469)

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