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Abstract

Infective endocarditis is a very rare clinical form caused by . It is rarely seen in immunocompetent individuals. Even after surgery it may entail mortality rates as high as 30–40 %. This report describes a case of native valve endocarditis caused by and cured with crystallized penicillin G and surgery.

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