2009 pandemic H1N1-associated myocarditis in a previously healthy adult


Corresponding author: S. Haessler, Infectious Diseases Division, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
E-mail: Sarah.Haessler@bhs.org


Clin Microbiol Infect 2011; 17: 572–574


Influenza infection most commonly affects the upper and lower respiratory tracts, but can involve extrapulmonary sites, including the myocardium. We report on a case of myocarditis caused by documented 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza in a previously healthy adult, and review the literature on influenza myocarditis.