Bartonella vinsonii Endocarditis in an Adolescent With Congenital Heart Disease

The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 05/10/2012

The authors report the second human case of Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii endocarditis in a 19–year–old male with congenital heart disease. Diagnosis was established by Bartonella antibodies detected by immunofluorescence, and polymerase chain reaction amplification and sequencing from blood.

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