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In endocarditis, bacteria that have entered the bloodstream settle on the inside of the heart, usually on the heart valves.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerRakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, ElectrophysiologySpecialist Medical ReviewerStephen Fort, MD, MRCP, FRCPC - Interventional Cardiology
Current as ofMarch 12, 2014
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