Infective endocarditis

Pathogn- S.aureus, Group D streptococcus, Viridians, Enterococcus, Pseudomonas/Serratia(drug injection), HACEK group(Haemophilus, Aggregatibacter, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, Kingella) Duke criteria- 2 Major/1 Major+3 minor/5 minor *Prosthetic valve- Post-op<12 months(Coagulase negative staphylococcus), Post-op>12 months (Streptococci) *Injection drug- Right(S.aureus, pseudomonas), Left(Enterococci) High risk group- AS, congenital bicuspid, congenital heart(PDA, VSD, TF, coarctation) Dentistry surgery(For high risk) 1.Prosthetic heart valve 2.Previous […]