TABLE 3.

Characteristics of the 10 Negative BC Cases

Duke Modified ClassificationPathologic CriteriaCinical Criteria
MajorMinor
D+RegurPred, f, immuno*
D+VegetPred, f
D+VegetPred
D+Veget, regurPred, f
D+Veget, regurPred, f
D+Veget, regurPred, f
PVegetPred
PVeget
PVegetPred, f
PRegurPred, f
  • D indicates definite IE; P, probable IE; veget, vegetation; regur, new valvular regurgitation; pred, predisposition; f, fever; and immuno, immunologic phenomena.

  • * Glomerulonephritis.