First known case of Bartonella quintana endocarditis in Sweden
2009 (English)In: Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, ISSN 0036-5548, Vol. 41, no 1, 73-75 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
In this report, we present the first known case of Bartonella endocarditis in Sweden. IgG antibody titres to Bartonella spp. were elevated but blood cultures remained negative. Sequencing of a gltA fragment from DNA extracted from heart valve tissue specimens revealed sequence homology with B. quintana.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2009. Vol. 41, no 1, 73-75 p.
Bartonella endocarditis, Sweden
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-88532DOI: 10.1080/00365540802477889ISI: 000261874000014PubMedID: 18985544OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-88532DiVA: diva2:158548