Bartonella vinsonii Endocarditis in an Adolescent With Congenital Heart Disease
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 05/10/2012
Olarte L et al. – 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.