Infective endocarditis in solid organ transplant recipients.

@article{Paterson1998InfectiveEI,
  title={Infective endocarditis in solid organ transplant recipients.},
  author={David L Paterson and Edward A Dominguez and F-Y. Chang and David R. Snydman and N Heramani Singh},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1998},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={689-94}
}
Infective endocarditis, defined as pathologically or clinically definite by the Duke criteria, was observed in 14 transplant recipients at our institutions. In addition, we reviewed 32 previously reported cases in solid organ transplant recipients. The spectrum of organisms causing infective endocarditis was clearly different in transplant recipients than in the general population; 50% of the infections were due to Aspergillus fumigatus or Staphylococcus aureus, but only 4% were due to viridans… CONTINUE READING

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