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Native Valve Endocarditis Due to Enterococcus hirae

By Claire Poyart, Thierry Lambert, Philippe Morand, Philippe Abassade, Gilles Quesne, Yves Baudouy and Patrick Trieu-Cuot

Abstract

Enterococcus hirae is a rare isolate in clinical specimens. We describe a case of native aortic-valve endocarditis that was caused by Enterococcus hirae in a 72-year-old man. This is the first reported case of endocarditis due to this organism

Topics: Case Report
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
Year: 2002
DOI identifier: 10.1128/JCM.40.7.2689-2690.2002
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:120601
Provided by: PubMed Central
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