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August 1982

Brucella abortus Endocarditis: Successful Treatment of an Infected Aortic Valve

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (Dr Jones) and Medical Microbiology (Ms Pazderka), University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha.

Arch Intern Med. 1982;142(8):1567-1568. doi:10.1001/archinte.1982.00340210165030

This report describes a patient with Brucella abortus septicemia in whom aortic valvular endocarditis developed. Treatment with antibiotics and valve replacement was successful.

(Arch Intern Med 1982;142:1567-1568)

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