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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 982521, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/982521
Case Report

Pneumococcal Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis in a Young African American: A Case for Inclusion of African Americans in Pneumococcal Vaccine Criteria

1Department of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
2Department of Internal Medicine, Aultman Hospital, 2600 6th st SW, Canton, OH 44710, USA
3Department of Cardiology, Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37208, USA

Received 22 June 2010; Accepted 23 August 2010

Academic Editor: Grigorios Korosoglou

Copyright © 2010 Oghenerukevwe Odiete et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Oghenerukevwe Odiete, Olagoke Akinwande, John J. Murray, and Joseph Akamah, “Pneumococcal Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis in a Young African American: A Case for Inclusion of African Americans in Pneumococcal Vaccine Criteria,” Case Reports in Medicine, vol. 2010, Article ID 982521, 4 pages, 2010. doi:10.1155/2010/982521