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Title: Salmonella paratyphi endocarditis
Author(s): VAISBEIN, Eleonora , MELAMED-SNAPIR, Yaron , NASSAR, Faris
Journal: Acta Cardiologica
Volume: 61 Issue: 2 Date: April 2006
Endocarditis is a rare complication of salmonellosis.The most frequently observed species is Salmonella typhi.Endocarditis caused by Salmonella paratyphi is extremely rare with only three previous cases documented in the medical literature.
We report a case of endocarditis caused by Salmonella paratyphi in an otherwise healthy young patient, with full recovery after appropriate antibiotic treatment.