Coxiella burnetii infection of a bovine jugular vein conduit in a Child

Diana Tasher*, Michal Stein, Alona Raucher-Sternfeld, Eli Somekh

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Abstract

We report a case of an 11-year-old girl with Coxiella burnetii infection of a bovine jugular vein conduit which is an extremely rare manifestation of Q fever. The role of surgery in the management of C. burnetii endovascular infection and the use of serology are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)831-833
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Cardiology
Volume33
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Endocarditis
  • Graft
  • Pediatric
  • Q fever

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