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glossary:bacterial_endocarditis [2007/08/07 19:19]
Brad Clevenger Links to bacteremia changed to glossary:bacteremia
glossary:bacterial_endocarditis [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||====== Bacterial Endocarditis: ======|
|+||A bacterial infection of the lining of the heart. The symptoms are a heart murmor, prolonged fever, [[bacteremia]], enlarged spleen, and blood clot. Prompt treatment with [[antibiotic]]s is imperative to prevent destruction of the valves and heart failure. |