Prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by Trichosporon beigelii.

  title={Prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by Trichosporon beigelii.},
  author={Henry Reinhart and D M Urbanski and Stella Harrington and Jack D. Sobel},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={84 2},
A case of Trichosporon beigelii prosthetic valve endocarditis is described. Prosthetic valve endocarditis developed in the patient, a 58-year-old woman with a history of rheumatic heart disease, 10 months after mitral valve surgery. A large left atrial fungus ball was present. Cultures of blood and valvular tissue were positive for T. beigelii. The organism was sensitive to amphotericin B, 5-fluorocytosine, ketoconazole, and miconazole. 


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