Kodamaea ohmeri tricuspid valve endocarditis with right ventricular inflow obstruction in a neonate with structurally normal heart

@inproceedings{Sundaram2011KodamaeaOT,
  title={Kodamaea ohmeri tricuspid valve endocarditis with right ventricular inflow obstruction in a neonate with structurally normal heart},
  author={Ponnusamy Shunmuga Sundaram and Sasidharan Bijulal and Jaganmohan Achuthan Tharakan and Molly Antony},
  booktitle={Annals of pediatric cardiology},
  year={2011}
}
The yeast Kodamaea (Pichia) ohmeri is a rare human pathogen with infrequent report of neonatal infection. Native valve endocarditis by Kodamaea ohmeri is extremely rare. The current case report describes a case of fatal nosocomial native valve endocarditis without any structural heart defects in a 40dayold baby. The patient was referred to our institute after having ICU stay of 18 days in another hospital for necrotizing enterocolitis and was found to have obstructive tricuspid valve mass and… CONTINUE READING