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Staphylococcus aureus Endocarditis as a Complication of Toxocariasis-Associated Endomyocarditis With Fibrosis: A Case Report

Kuenzli, Esther and Labhardt, Niklaus and Balestra, Gianmarco and Weisser, Maja and Zellweger, Michael J. and Blum, Johannes. (2016) Staphylococcus aureus Endocarditis as a Complication of Toxocariasis-Associated Endomyocarditis With Fibrosis: A Case Report. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 3 (3). ofw145.

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Abstract

Complications associated with Toxocara canis infection are rare. We present a case of a patient with Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis as a complication of an endomyocardial fibrosis caused by T canis. The epidemiological, pathological, and clinical features of this rare complication are described here.
Faculties and Departments:09 Associated Institutions > Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)
UniBasel Contributors:Labhardt, Niklaus and Blum, Johannes A.
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Publisher:Oxford University Press
e-ISSN:2328-8957
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
Language:English
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Last Modified:18 Nov 2016 16:11
Deposited On:18 Nov 2016 16:11

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