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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 135--136

Bacterial endocarditis due to eikenella corrodens: A case report

A Mahapatra, S Mishra, D Pattnaik, K Patnaik 
 Department of Microbiology, MKCG Medical College, Berhampur - 760 004, Ganjam, Orissa, India

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A Mahapatra
Department of Microbiology, MKCG Medical College, Berhampur - 760 004, Ganjam, Orissa
India

Of all the causes of bacterial endocarditis, HACEK group consisting of Haemophilus, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens, and Kingella Kingae are rare causative agents. We report a case of bacterial endocarditis by E. corrodens, which is one of the members of the HACEK group.

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Mahapatra A, Mishra S, Pattnaik D, Patnaik K. Bacterial endocarditis due to eikenella corrodens: A case report.Indian J Med Microbiol 2003;21:135-136

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Mahapatra A, Mishra S, Pattnaik D, Patnaik K. Bacterial endocarditis due to eikenella corrodens: A case report. Indian J Med Microbiol [serial online] 2003 [cited 2019 Sep 22 ];21:135-136
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