Manuel L. Fernandez Guerrero, Ignacio Robles, Maria del Carmen Nogales, Debora Nuevo
Division of Infectious Diseases (Department of Internal Medicine), Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
|Endocarditis due to Corynebacterium striatum has been rarely reported. A 78-year-old patient developed pacemaker endocarditis caused by multidrug-resistant C. striatum, complicated by vertebral osteomyelitis and epidural abscess. Daptomycin therapy successfully||eradicated the bacteremia and metastatic infection. A review of the English literature on this emerging nosocomial, multidrug-resistant pathogen is included.
The Journal of Heart Valve Disease 2013;22:428-430
|Corynebacterium striatum: An Emerging Nosocomial Drug-Resistant Endocardial Pathogen|
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