Microorganisms Responsible for Infective Endocarditis

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Microorganisms Responsible for Infective Endocarditis



Native valves:

 - Streptococcus viridans 

 - Enterococci 

 - Other streptococci 

 - Staphylococcus aureus 

 - Staphylococcus epidermidis 

 - Gram-negative bacilli 

 - Fungi (Candida, Aspergillus, Histoplasma) 

 - Culture negative bacilli



In Narcotic Addicts:

 - Staphylococcus aureus 

 - Staphylococcus epidermidis 

 - Streptococci 

 - Enterococci 

 - Gram-negative bacilli 

 - Fungi 

 - Diphtheroids 



Prosthetic valves: 

 - Staphylococcus epidermidis 

 - Streptococcus viridans 

 - Staphylococcus aureus 

 - Enterococci 

 - Other streptococci 

 - Culture negative 



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