Infective endocarditis

Infective endocarditis is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Organism

Infective endocarditis

S. aureus (GPC), coagulase-negative staphylococci (GPC), viridans group streptococci (GPC in chains), enterococci (GPC), Abiotrophia sp., nutritionally deficient streptococcus (GPC), S. pneumoniae (GPC), other β-hemolytic streptococci (GPC), Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae (GPR), brucella (GVCB), other gram-negative bacilli, Coxiella burnetii, C. pneumoniae, bartonella, yeast.

Slow-growing fastidious GNRs: HACEK ( H. aphrophilus, Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans , Cardiobacterium hominis , Eikenella corrodens , Kingella kingae) .

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TY - ELEC T1 - Infective endocarditis ID - 619312 A1 - Lu,Chuanyi Mark, AU - McPhee,Stephen J, AU - Nicoll,Diana, BT - Guide to Diagnostic Tests UR - https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619312/all/Infective_endocarditis PB - McGraw-Hill Education ET - 7 DB - Emergency Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -