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Revised Recommendations for Prophylaxis to Prevent Bacterial Endocarditis After Dental Procedures

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Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

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Antibiotic prophylaxis has been a long standing recommendation prior to dental treatments in patients with underlying valvular disorders. Strom et al have found that most dental treatments may not be a risk factor for bacterial endocarditis.

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