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Abstract

We report a rare case of infective endocarditis caused by in an 8-year-old boy, 2 years after a right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction with a bovine Contegra valved conduit. The patient recovered well after an RV–PA conduit enblock explantation and replacement with an aortic homograft with antibiotic treatment. All bacteriological cultures of excised tissue and blood were negative. The aetiological agent was identified as subsp. by 16s rDNA sequencing.

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2012-08-01
2020-10-21
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