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Echocardiography. 2007 Aug;24(7):756-9.

Candida dubliniensis in recurrent polymicrobial tricuspid endocarditis.

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Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland. Christel.Tran@chuv.ch

Abstract

This report describes a successful operative case of tricuspid infective endocarditis in an IV drug user. Despite cessation of IV drug use, there were further recurrences. Six different microorganisms with multiple portals of entry were identified, including one episode of fungal endocarditis, To our knowledge, this is the first case of recurrent infective endocarditis involving Candida dubliniensis in an HIV-negative patient.

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