UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology

Publication Date

2020-11-26

Document Type

Presentation

Disciplines

Bacteria | Bacterial Infections and Mycoses | Cardiovascular Diseases | Family Medicine | Infectious Disease | Medical Education | Pathogenic Microbiology | Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms

Abstract

This presentation provides an overview of the pathogens that cause bacteremia and endocarditis. Manifestations, pathology and treatment are discussed. The goals of the presentation are: Consider major pathogens that cause bacteremia and endocarditis in both adults and children; Discuss pathogenesis; Review clinical manifestations; Discuss basic treatment strategies; and Highlight useful sources of information.

Keywords

endocarditis, bacteremia, pathogenesis

Rights and Permissions

Copyright 2020 The Author(s)

DOI of Published Version

10.13028/5mxy-0r88

Journal/Book/Conference Title

PEER Liberia Infectious Disease Lecture Series

Comments

Presented online to the ELWA Family Medicine residents, Monrovia, Liberia, on November 26, 2020.

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