Endocarditis, prophylaxis is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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PATHOGENS

  • Oral flora: for example, Streptococcus viridans group is usual concern for dental prophylaxis for endocarditis.
  • S. aureus: occasional cause on preventable basis if procedure in high-risk patient with active staphylococcal infection.

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Last updated: October 17, 2016

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TY - ELEC T1 - Endocarditis, prophylaxis ID - 540193 A1 - Bartlett,John,M.D. Y1 - 2016/10/17/ BT - Johns Hopkins ABX Guide UR - https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540193/all/Endocarditis__prophylaxis PB - The Johns Hopkins University DB - Pediatrics Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -