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Endocarditis Caused by Lactococcus cremoris

  • 2002-01
  • Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases 34(3)
    • H. Halldorsdottir
    • V. Haraldsdóttir
    • Á. Böđvarsson
    • Gestur Þorgeirsson
    • M. Kristjansson

Abstract

We describe a case of subacute endocarditis due to Lactococcus cremoris associated with consumption of unpasteurized milk. Treatment with amoxicillin-clavulanic acid and subsequently penicillin resulted in prompt sterilization of this patient's bloodstream and full recovery.

Research Insights

SupplementHealth OutcomeEffect TypeEffect Size
Lactococcus cremorisIncidence of EndocarditisHarmful
Large

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