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Klebsiella pneumoniae Endocarditis

Shahla Roodpeyma 1 , *
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1 Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: April 01, 2015, 3 (2); e20079
  • Published Online: April 15, 2015
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: May 8, 2014
  • Revised: June 28, 2014
  • Accepted: September 4, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/pedinfect.20079

To Cite: Roodpeyma S. Klebsiella pneumoniae Endocarditis, Arch Pediatr Infect Dis. 2015 ; 3(2):e20079. doi: 10.5812/pedinfect.20079.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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