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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 152-155

Late prosthetic valve infective endocarditis by Enterococcus durans


1 Department of Internal Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
2 Department of Infectious Disease, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA

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Dr. Muhammad Samsoor Zarak
1 Medical Center Drive, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/jgid.jgid_99_19

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Enterococcus durans is an extremely rare cause of infective endocarditis. We have reported the first case where a 56-year-old female presented with late prosthetic valve infective endocarditis on a mechanical mitral valve. Medical management failed and eventually lead to the demise of the patient.


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