Endocarditis caused by Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis in a patient with atrial myxoma: a case report.

@article{Zechini2006EndocarditisCB,
  title={Endocarditis caused by Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis in a patient with atrial myxoma: a case report.},
  author={Barbara Zechini and Paola Cipriani and Styliani Papadopoulou and Giandomenico Di Nucci and Andrea Petrucca and Antonella Teggi},
  journal={Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease},
  year={2006},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={325-8}
}
We report a case of subacute endocarditis in a 55-year-old patient affected by left atrial myxoma and with a severe mitral regurgitation. Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis was isolated from blood cultures and infection was eliminated by treatment with amoxicillin-clavulanic acid. 

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