Bivalvular Bartonella henselae prosthetic valve endocarditis

Holenarasipur R. Vikram, A. Kirstin Bacani, Patrick A. De Valeria, Scott A. Cunningham, Franklin R. Cockerill

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Abstract

Prosthetic valve endocarditis is an uncommon manifestation of infection with Bartonella species. Herein, we report a case of Bartonella henselae endocarditis involving prosthetic mitral and aortic valves. The patient had a favorable outcome with combined medical and surgical therapy. Concomitant crescentic glomerulonephritis led to an initial mistaken diagnosis of Wegener's granulomatosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4081-4084
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume45
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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