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Endocarditis, prophylaxis

Valeria Fabre, M.D., John G. Bartlett, M.D.
Endocarditis, prophylaxis is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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PATHOGENS

  • Typical pathogens of concern:
    • Oral flora: for example, Streptococcus viridans group is the usual concern re: 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: February 5, 2019

Citation

Fabre, Valeria, and John G Bartlett. "Endocarditis, Prophylaxis." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2019. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540193/all/Endocarditis__prophylaxis.
Fabre V, Bartlett JG. Endocarditis, prophylaxis. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2019. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540193/all/Endocarditis__prophylaxis. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Fabre, V., & Bartlett, J. G. (2019). Endocarditis, prophylaxis. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540193/all/Endocarditis__prophylaxis
Fabre V, Bartlett JG. Endocarditis, Prophylaxis [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2019. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540193/all/Endocarditis__prophylaxis.
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