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An infection of the myocardium with an organism from the specified list

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Heart block - An infection of the myocardium with an organism from the specified list Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 18 July 2006.

Investigative Documents

Medical Report - Infection of the Myocardium - Heart Block [MR9335]

Preliminary questions [35955]

36027

there is some evidence that an infection of the myocardium with an organism from the specified list may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

36028the veteran has been infected with an organism from the specified list at some time.

36241 the veteran has had Lyme disease involving the myocardium at some time.

or

36242 the veteran has had Chagas' disease involving the myocardium at some time.

or

36243 the veteran has suffered from tertiary syphilis involving the myocardium at some time.

or

36026 the veteran has had hydatid disease involving the myocardium at some time.

36030 the identified illness or injury, infection with an organism from the specified list, infected the veteran's myocardium before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

36033the veteran has established the causal connection between the infection of the myocardium and VEA service for the clinical onset of heart block.

36034the veteran has established the causal connection between the infection of the myocardium and operational service for the clinical onset of heart block.

or

36035the veteran has established the causal connection between the infection of the myocardium and eligible service for the clinical onset of heart block.

Clinical onset and operational service [36034]

36031the identified illness or injury, infection with an organism from the specified list, is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [36035]

36032the identified illness or injury, infection with an organism from the specified list, is causally related to eligible service.