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Endocarditis from Cellulitis

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 17, 2006
  • 04:58 AM

My husband fvisited the ER and was diagnosed with cellulitis and put on antibiotics. Two months later her suddenly died. His organs were put up for transplant and they discovered "bacteria in the heart valves" which I am assuming is endocarditis. Could this have been prevented from his ER visit?

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