Journal Article

Late Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis Caused by <i>Staphylococcus hemolyticus</i>

R. C. Senining, H. Ahmad, R. Shahzad, A. Stahl-Avicolli, T. J. Lamoste, N. E. Soto, E. I. Abter and E. K. Chapnick

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 32, issue 6, pages e100-e101
Published in print March 2001 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online March 2001 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/319354
Late Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis Caused by Staphylococcus hemolyticus

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We describe a case of late PVE in a 78-year-old man that was caused by Stapylococcus hemolyticus and occurred 5 years after aortic valve replacement. This is the first reported case of PVE due to this organism.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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