Anaerobic endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus saccharolyticus.

  title={Anaerobic endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus saccharolyticus.},
  author={T. U. Westblom and Geoffrey J Gorse and T W Milligan and A H Schindzielorz},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  volume={28 12},
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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