Tag: Culture negative endocarditis

Query: A Journey from Ruminants to Heart Valves

Last post was all about dogs and their mouths. This time, is about cow placentas. At least to a certain extent. Coxiella burnetii is a gram negative organism that is known to cause a variety of diseases, however it is most commonly associated with culture-negative endocarditis. While it is generally a “wimpy” organism and not

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How Trench Warfare Lead to the Discovery of Bartonella Quintana – Among Other Things

(While I do not anticipate this to alter the post, I should note that one name that has published several articles into B. quintana is Didier Raoult. If that name sounds familiar, he was the guy who published a large case series of patients with COVID-19 who were treated with HCQ and kickstarted the HCQ

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