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Bacterial endocarditis due to an actinobacillus
  1. R. G. Mitchell,
  2. W. A. Gillespie
  1. Department of Bacteriology, University of Bristol


    A case of subacute bacterial endocarditis due to Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans followed dental extraction under penicillin cover. Isolation of the organism was only achieved by incubating blood cultures in a CO2-enriched atmosphere. The patient was successfully treated with streptomycin.

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