Prosthetic valve endocarditis due to Cardiobacterium hominis is rare and recommended therapy includes a third generation cephalosporin. We report a case of Cardiobacterium hominis endocarditis post transcatheter aortic valve replacement in a patient with significant beta-lactam antimicrobial sensitivities who was successfully treated with ciprofloxacin monotherapy in conjunction with surgery.
Avery, Lisa M.; Felberbaum, Catherine B.; and Hasan, Muhammad (2018). "Ciprofloxacin for the treatment of Cardiobacterium hominis prosthetic valve endocarditis." ID Cases 11, 77-79.
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