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Large vegetation in a case of bacterial endocarditis by a rare commensal organism: Kocura rosea
  1. Navin Agrawal,
  2. Mallesh Kariyappa,
  3. Soumya Patra,
  4. Iranna Hirapur,
  5. Ashish Agarwal,
  6. Manjunath Cholenhally Nanjappa
  1. Department of Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Navin Agrawal, Department of Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bengaluru 560069, Karnataka, India; drnavinagrawal{at}gmail.com

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