Thymidine auxotrophic Staphylococcus aureus small-colony variant endocarditis and left ventricular assist device infection

Awele Maduka-Ezeh, Maria Teresa Seville, Shimon Kusne, Holenarasipur R. Vikram, Janis E. Blair, Kerryl Greenwood-Quaintance, Francisco Arabia, Robin Patel

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Abstract

We describe a thymidine-dependent small-colony variant of Staphylococcus aureus associated with left ventricular assist device infection and prosthetic valve and pacemaker endocarditis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1102-1105
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume50
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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