Staphylococcal septicemia and disseminated intravascular coagulation. Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis mimicking meningococcemia Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Amphotericin B
  • Antiprotozoal Agents
  • Leishmaniasis, Visceral

abstract

  • Two patients with acute endocarditis attributable to Staphylococcus aureus had a clinical syndrome similar to meningococcemia with meningitis. That fulminant S aureus septicemia may on occasion be associated with hemorrhagic skin lesions, thrombocytopenia, coagulation abnormalities, and meningitis is emphasized.

publication date

  • December 1977

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archinte.137.7.844

PubMed ID

  • 879923

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 844

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 137

number

  • 7