Stenotrophomonas maltophilia pacemaker endocarditis in a patient with d-transposition of the great arteries after atrial switch procedure.

@article{Rostoff2010StenotrophomonasMP,
  title={Stenotrophomonas maltophilia pacemaker endocarditis in a patient with d-transposition of the great arteries after atrial switch procedure.},
  author={Pawel Rostoff and Andrzej Paradowski and Andrzej Gackowski and Ewa Konduracka and Nader El Massri and Grzegorz Gajos and Roman Pfitzner and Rafal Drwila and Jerzy Sadowski and Wieslawa Piwowarska},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={145 3},
  pages={e92-5}
}
We report a case of pacemaker endocarditis due to Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in a 22-year-old Caucasian man with d-transposition of the great arteries after atrial switch procedure. S.maltophilia isolated from blood cultures was susceptible to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole and amikacin, and resistant to ciprofloxacin and all tested β-lactam antibiotics. The infected pacemaker system was completely removed by thoracotomy. Simultaneously, a new DDD pacemaker and epicardial electrodes were… CONTINUE READING
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