Infective endocarditis following urinary tract infection caused by Globicatella sanguinis

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Saeko Takahashi ; Chieko Xu ; Tetsuya Sakai ; Kotaro Fujii ; Morio Nakamura (2018)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: IDCases, volume 11, pages 18-21 (issn: 2214-2509, eissn: 2214-2509)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.idcr.2017.12.001, pmc: PMC5725209
  • Subject: Infective endocarditis | 16S rRNA sequencing | RC109-216 | Rapid ID 32 strep | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Globicatella sanguinis | Article | Urinary tract infection
    mesheuropmc: urologic and male genital diseases

We report the first case of infective endocarditis following urinary tract infection (UTI) caused by Globicatella sanguinis in an 87-year-old Japanese woman with recurrent episodes of UTI. We identified the pathogen using the Rapid ID32 Strep system. Accurate identifica... View more
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