Q Fever endocarditis associated to cardiovascular implantable electronic device
Clinical Microbiology and Infection,
Oteo JA et al. – Coxiella burnetii is one of the main causes of blood culture–negative endocarditis in native and prosthetic valves, but to date no cases related to CIED have been published. Herein authors report two cases of Q fever endocarditis related to these nonvalvular cardiovascular devices.