Pericarditis is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Organism

Pericarditis

Viruses: Enteroviruses (coxsackie A and B, echovirus), influenza, Epstein-Barr, HSV, mumps, HIV, CMV, varicella-zoster, rubella, hepatitis B.

Bacteria: S. aureus (GPC), S. pneumoniae (GPC), mycoplasma, S. pyogenes (GPC), Enterobacteriaceae (GNR), N. meningitidis (GNDC), N. gonorrhoeae (GDNC), Haemophilus sp., anaerobic bacteria, mycobacteria (HIV and AIDS).

Fungi : Aspergillus sp., Candida sp., histoplasma, coccidioides, blastomyces, Cryptococcus (immunocompromised).

Parasites: E. histolytica, T. gondii , Schistosoma sp.

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