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    • Mycobacterium chelonae valve endocarditis resulting from contaminated biological prostheses 

      Strabelli, T. M. V.; Siciliano, Rinaldo Focaccia; Castelli, Jussara Bianchi; Demarchi, L. M. M. F.; Leao, Sylvia Cardoso [UNIFESP]; Viana-Niero, Cristina [UNIFESP]; Miyashiro, Kozue; Sampaio, Roney Orismar; Grinberg, Max; Uip, David Everson (W B Saunders Co Ltd, 2010-06-01)
      Objectives: A rapid-growing mycobacteria biological prosthetic valve (BPV) endocarditis related to prosthetic manufacturing process is described in Brazil.Methods: From 1999 to 2008, thirty-nine patients underwent BPV ...