Ampicillin resistant Haemophilus parainfluenzae endocarditis

P. W. Smith, W. A. Chambers, C. A. Walker

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Abstract

A case of Haemophilus parainfluenzae bacterial endocarditis caused by ampicillin resistant H parainfluenzae is described. Resistance was not mediated by a beta lactamase. Ampicillin therapy had not controlled the infection, but a four-week course of chloramphenicol was curative. Several general therapeutic points are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)173-176
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences
Volume278
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1979

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