Infective endocarditis (IE) refers to an inflammation of the inner tissues of the heart due to an infection. Various microbes including bacteria and virus that can result in fever, fatigue, weight loss, coughing, anemia, nail hemorrhage and heart murmur can result in this condition. It can lead to a stroke, organ damage, infection in other parts and heart failure if proper treatment is not provided.
HOW IS INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS DIAGNOSED?
97% of the patients suffering from this condition get fever.