Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 4, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Fulminant Native Valve Infective Endocarditis Caused by Staphylococcus caprae

Anas Alrefaee, Firas Ajam, Jose M Fune* and Elliot Frank

Department of Internal Medicine, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, USA

*Correspondance to: Jose M Fune 

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Abstract

Staphylococcus caprae is a coagulase negative staphylococcus that is found in goats’ milk, but rarely causes human infection. Herein, we report a rare case of fulminant bicuspid aortic valve infective endocarditis caused by S. caprae in the absence of apparent risk factors.

Keywords:

Staphylococcus caprae; Infective endocarditis; Coagulase-negative staphylococcus

Citation:

Alrefaee A, Ajam F, Fune JM, Frank E. Fulminant Native Valve Infective Endocarditis Caused by Staphylococcus caprae. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2019; 4: 1634.

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