ISSN 1301-143X | E-ISSN 1309-1484
Case Report
Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis and Disseminated Infection Caused by Streptococcus equi
1 Pamukkale Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, İnfeksiyon Hastalıkları ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Denizli, Türkiye  
2 Pamukkale Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, Denizli, Türkiye  
3 Pamukkale Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Denizli, Türkiye  
4 Pamukkale Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Radyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Denizli, Türkiye  
Klimik Dergisi 2018; 31: 61-63
DOI: 10.5152/kd.2018.15
Key Words: Endocarditis, Streptococcus equi, Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus, zoonoses.
Abstract

 

In this case report, we present a patient with meningitis, cerebral and paravertebral abscess and arthritis in addition to prosthetic valve endocarditis treated surgically and medically  due to Streptococcus equi accepted as S. equi subsp. zooepidemicus with its epidemiological and clinical features despite it could not be identified to subspecies level.

 

Cite this article as: Kutlu M, Sayın-Kutlu S, Emrecan B, Kocaoğlu C, Cevahir N, Herek D. [Prosthetic valve endocarditis and disseminated infection caused by Streptococcus 

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