Prosthetic valve endocarditis due to Acinetobacter spp: a rare case and literature review.


A rare case of prosthetic valve endocarditis from Acinetobacter spp occurring 9 months postoperatively is described. The patient initially received empirical therapy against pathogens commonly associated with prosthetic valve endocarditis, but his condition did not improve. Identification of bacteremia due to Acinetobacter spp was not attributed to any of… (More)