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

Connie L. Davis, Mark Towns, William L. Henrich, Kenneth Melby

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)583-585
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Internal Medicine
Volume143
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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