Anaerobic endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus saccharolyticus.

@article{Westblom1990AnaerobicEC,
  title={Anaerobic endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus saccharolyticus.},
  author={T. U. Westblom and G. Gorse and T. W. Milligan and A. Schindzielorz},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={28 12},
  pages={
          2818-9
        }
}
  • T. U. Westblom, G. Gorse, +1 author A. Schindzielorz
  • Published 1990
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical microbiology
  • The first case of infective endocarditis caused by the anaerobe Staphylococcus saccharolyticus is reported. The infection occurred in a previously healthy 61-year-old male with no known predisposing valvular heart disease. The patient was successfully treated with a combination of 2 g of nafcillin every 4 h and 90 mg of gentamicin every 8 h for 6 weeks. 

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