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March 1983

Neisseria mucosus Endocarditis Following Drug Abuse: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Arch Intern Med. 1983;143(3):583-585. doi:10.1001/archinte.1983.00350030197038

• 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)