Enterococcus avium endocarditis in an infant with tetralogy of Fallot

S. Swaminathan, S. B. Ritter

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We report a case of infective endocarditis secondary to Enterococcus avium in a 1-year-old infant with tetralogy of Fallot and a Blalock-Taussig shunt. To our knowledge, this is the first case of E. avium endocarditis to be reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)227-228
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Cardiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 1999
Externally publishedYes


  • Enterococcus avium
  • Infective endocarditis
  • Tetralogy of Fallot

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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