Neisseria meningitidis endocarditis: a case report and review of the literature.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/207124
Title:
Neisseria meningitidis endocarditis: a case report and review of the literature.
Authors:
Ali, Mohammed; McAdam, Brendan
Affiliation:
Cardiology Department, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Road, Dublin 9, Ireland., mtali100@gmail.com
Citation:
Scand J Infect Dis. 2011 Sep;43(9):747-9. Epub 2011 Apr 8.
Journal:
Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases
Issue Date:
1-Feb-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/207124
DOI:
10.3109/00365548.2011.572910
PubMed ID:
21476783
Abstract:
Neisseria meningitidis is the leading cause of bacterial meningitis in children and young adults, with an overall mortality rate of up to 25%, but it is a rare cause of infective endocarditis. We present herein a case of N. meningitidis meningitis complicated with infective endocarditis.
Language:
eng
MeSH:
Adolescent; Echocardiography; Endocarditis/*diagnosis/microbiology/pathology; Humans; Male; Meningitis, Meningococcal/*complications/*diagnosis/pathology; Neisseria meningitidis/*isolation & purification
ISSN:
1651-1980 (Electronic); 0036-5548 (Linking)

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorAli, Mohammeden_GB
dc.contributor.authorMcAdam, Brendanen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-01T09:59:49Z-
dc.date.available2012-02-01T09:59:49Z-
dc.date.issued2012-02-01T09:59:49Z-
dc.identifier.citationScand J Infect Dis. 2011 Sep;43(9):747-9. Epub 2011 Apr 8.en_GB
dc.identifier.issn1651-1980 (Electronic)en_GB
dc.identifier.issn0036-5548 (Linking)en_GB
dc.identifier.pmid21476783en_GB
dc.identifier.doi10.3109/00365548.2011.572910en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/207124-
dc.description.abstractNeisseria meningitidis is the leading cause of bacterial meningitis in children and young adults, with an overall mortality rate of up to 25%, but it is a rare cause of infective endocarditis. We present herein a case of N. meningitidis meningitis complicated with infective endocarditis.en_GB
dc.language.isoengen_GB
dc.subject.meshAdolescenten_GB
dc.subject.meshEchocardiographyen_GB
dc.subject.meshEndocarditis/*diagnosis/microbiology/pathologyen_GB
dc.subject.meshHumansen_GB
dc.subject.meshMaleen_GB
dc.subject.meshMeningitis, Meningococcal/*complications/*diagnosis/pathologyen_GB
dc.subject.meshNeisseria meningitidis/*isolation & purificationen_GB
dc.titleNeisseria meningitidis endocarditis: a case report and review of the literature.en_GB
dc.contributor.departmentCardiology Department, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Road, Dublin 9, Ireland., mtali100@gmail.comen_GB
dc.identifier.journalScandinavian journal of infectious diseasesen_GB
dc.description.provinceLeinster-

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