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A case of infective endocarditis in a farmer caused by Streptococcus equinus

P. M. ELLIOTT, H. WILLIAMS, I. A. B. BROOKSBY
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/14.9.1292 1292-1293 First published online: 1 September 1993

Abstract

The following is a case report of a farmer with documented aortic valve disease who developed bacterial endocarditis secondary to Streptococcus equinus. This is a rare pathogen in man and its acquisition in this case may be related to the subject's occupation.

  • Infective endocarditis
  • Streptococcus equinus

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