A case of Haemophilus parainfluenzae bacterial endocarditis caused by ampicillin resistant H parainfluenzae is described. Resistance was not mediated by a beta lactamase. Ampicillin therapy had not controlled the infection, but a four-week course of chloramphenicol was curative. Several general therapeutic points are discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||American Journal of the Medical Sciences|
|State||Published - 1979|
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