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Infective endocarditis

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Heart block - Infective endocarditis Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 18 July 2006.

Preliminary questions [35956]

36036 there is some evidence that infective endocarditis may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

11327 the veteran has had infective endocarditis at some time.

36037the infective endocarditis is an illness or injury which is identifiable.

11336 the veteran had the identified illness or injury, a type of infective endocarditis, before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

11330the veteran has established the causal connection between the infective endocarditis and VEA service for the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

11332the veteran has established the causal connection between the infective endocarditis and operational service for the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

or

11333the veteran has established the causal connection between the infective endocarditis and eligible service for the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

Clinical onset and operational service [11332]

11338the identified illness or injury, a type of infective endocarditis, is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [11333]

11339the identified illness or injury, a type of infective endocarditis, is causally related to eligible service.