SARS-CoV-2 disease, AKA COVID-19

Every since the first appearance of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, now known as the SARs-CoV-2, back in Wuhan on late December 2019, many descriptive studies have been published by different scientific magazines and websites. The following illustration is a super summary of most data that has been reported regarding the SARS-CoV-2 disease: from its mild…

Infective endocarditis diagnostic criteria / Endocarditis infecciosa, criterios diagnósticos.

Criteria can be quickly summarized in: Major clinical criteria (or pathological criteria) – Evidence of either valve damage or evidence of microorganisms within the bloodstream: Positive ecocardiography for infective endocarditis: vegetation, abscess, dehiscence of prosthetic valve. 2 separated positive blood cultures for typical IE microorganisms, or a single one for Cox. Burnetti. Minor clinical criteria…