Infective Endocarditis During the Infectious Diseases and Substance Use Disorder Syndemic: A Six-Year Case Series
MaineHealth Institute for Research
Open forum infectious diseases
Treatment for infective endocarditis (IE) has not been extensively studied in the setting of rising injection drug use. There were 12 cases of IE at the Maine Medical Center between 2013 and 2018. The patient characteristics, treatment regimens, and outcomes were retrospectively analyzed.
Sankar NP, Thakarar K, Rokas KE. Candida Infective Endocarditis During the Infectious Diseases and Substance Use Disorder Syndemic: A Six-Year Case Series. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020;7(5):ofaa142. Published 2020 Apr 25. doi:10.1093/ofid/ofaa142