Neisseria mucosa, a normal inhabitant of the human nasopharynx, once regarded as nonpathogenic, is now known to cause serious infections including meningitis, endocarditis and empyema. The authors describe the first documented case of purulent pericarditis due to N mucosa.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine