Anas Alrefaee, Firas Ajam, Jose M Fune* and Elliot Frank
Department of Internal Medicine, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, USAFulltext PDF
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.
Staphylococcus caprae; Infective endocarditis; Coagulase-negative staphylococcus
Alrefaee A, Ajam F, Fune JM, Frank E. Fulminant Native Valve Infective Endocarditis Caused by Staphylococcus caprae. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2019; 4: 1634.