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Endocarditis, Bacterial

"Endocarditis, Bacterial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
Inflammation of the ENDOCARDIUM caused by BACTERIA that entered the bloodstream. The strains of bacteria vary with predisposing factors, such as CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS; HEART VALVE DISEASES; HEART VALVE PROSTHESIS IMPLANTATION; or intravenous drug use.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Endocarditis, Bacterial" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Endocarditis, Bacterial" was a major or minor topic of these publication.