How effective are oral antibiotics in the treatment of infective endocarditis (IE)?

Updated: Jan 03, 2019
  • Author: John L Brusch, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Anecdotal reports describe the resolution of right-sided valvular infection caused by S aureus infection in individuals who abuse intravenous drugs after just a few days of oral antibiotics.


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