Bacterial endocarditis. A serious pregnancy complication

S. M. Cox, G. D.V. Hankins, K. J. Leveno, F. G. Cunningham

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The incidence of bacterial endocarditis, a rare complication of pregnancy, may be increasing due to illicit drug use. Increased awareness, with prompt diagnosis and aggressive treatment during gestation, may lead to improved maternal and neonatal outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)671-674
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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