• A 30-year-old man with drug addiction had endocarditis due to Neisseria mucosus. The infection was successfully treated with ampicillin sodium. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of N mucosus endocarditis associated with intravenous drug abuse.
(Arch Intern Med 1983;143:583-585)
Davis CL, Towns M, Henrich WL, Melby K. Neisseria mucosus Endocarditis Following Drug AbuseCase Report and Review of the Literature. Arch Intern Med. 1983;143(3):583–585. doi:10.1001/archinte.1983.00350030197038