PMID: 2012093Apr 1, 1991Paper

Prosthetic valve endocarditis due to Cardiobacterium hominis occurring after upper gastrointestinal endoscopy

The American Journal of Medicine
T M PritchardR B Leman


Bacterial endocarditis secondary to endoscopic procedures has been convincingly documented in only four cases. We describe a case of prosthetic valve endocarditis due to Cardiobacterium hominis that developed after upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Because of this, we recommend subacute bacterial endocarditis prophylaxis in patients who have a prior history of endocarditis or valve replacement.


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