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Can staphylococcal infection cause endocarditis?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
3 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely

This is a major etiologic agent of infectious endocarditis.

In brief: Absolutely

This is a major etiologic agent of infectious endocarditis.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Yes, big time

Staph endocarditis is a very big deal, often will rapidly destroy the valve, requiring surgical replacement of the valve; can have a high mortality rate despite optimal care.

In brief: Yes, big time

Staph endocarditis is a very big deal, often will rapidly destroy the valve, requiring surgical replacement of the valve; can have a high mortality rate despite optimal care.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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