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What is the meaning of sbe prophylaxis?

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Dr. Steven Fine
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Bacterial endocardit

Sbe stands for subacute bacterial endocarditis.
Infection on the heart valve. People who have abnormal (or artificial) heart valves may need antibiotic before certain medical procedures to kill bacterial that enter the bloodstream and may stick onto and infect the abnormal heart valve.

In brief: Bacterial endocardit

Sbe stands for subacute bacterial endocarditis.
Infection on the heart valve. People who have abnormal (or artificial) heart valves may need antibiotic before certain medical procedures to kill bacterial that enter the bloodstream and may stick onto and infect the abnormal heart valve.
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