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Lancefield group C streptococcal endocarditis
  1. P. Finnegan,
  2. M. X. M. Fitzgerald1,
  3. G. Cumming,
  4. A. M. Geddes
  1. Department of Medicine, University of Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, and Department of Communicable and Tropical Diseases, East Birmingham Hospital, Birmingham


    Finnegan, P., Fitzgerald, M. X. M., Cumming, G., and Geddes, A. M. (1974).Thorax, 29, 245-247. Lancefield group C streptococcal endocarditis. Three cases of endocarditis due to Lancefield group C streptococcus are reported. These organisms are of low pathogenicity and they are infrequently responsible for infection in man. The cases reported emphasize, however, that they may cause serious and fatal illness.

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    • 1 Present address: Boston University School of Medicine