Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Endocarditis of the Native Aortic Valve: Case Report and Review of Literature

Seetha Lakshmi, Manoj P. Rai, Jose G Castro

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Abstract

Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is a common nosocomial organism but an uncommon cause of infective endocarditis. We report a case of S. maltophilia endocarditis of the native aortic valve. We have reviewed other cases of S. maltophilia endocarditis, associated complications, and treatment options.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)231-234
Number of pages4
JournalInfectious Diseases in Clinical Practice
Volume23
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 12 2015

Keywords

  • complications
  • endocarditis
  • IVDU
  • stenotrophomonas maltophilia
  • treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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