subacute bacterial endocarditis

Summary

Summary: Infection of the endocardium caused by species of STREPTOCOCCUS. This condition does not produce metastatic foci and if untreated may take up to a year to be fatal.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Dual ANCA positivity in subacute bacterial endocarditis
    Alexandra M Tiliakos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 14:38-40. 2008
  2. ncbi [Subacute bacterial endocarditis due to Pasteurella pneumotropica. Case Report]
    Maria Dan
    Disciplina de Microbiologie Medicala, Facultatea de Medicina, Universitatea de Medicină şi Farmacie Gr T Popa, Iasi
    Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 109:743-5. 2005
  3. ncbi Henoch-Schonlein purpura secondary to subacute bacterial endocarditis
    Noreen A Galaria
    Department of Dermatology, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, New York, USA
    Cutis 69:269-73. 2002
  4. ncbi Embolic risk in subacute bacterial endocarditis: determinants and role of transesophageal echocardiography
    Gilbert Habib
    Hopital Timone, Cardiologie B, Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13005 Marseille, France
    Curr Cardiol Rep 5:129-36. 2003
  5. ncbi Subacute bacterial endocarditis associated with upper endoscopy
    Byoung Chul Cho
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 134 Shinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 45:936-40. 2004
  6. ncbi Sweet's syndrome in a patient with enterococcal subacute bacterial endocarditis
    Karen P Gould
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:798-9. 2004
  7. ncbi Anti-MPO-ANCA-positive microscopic polyangiitis following subacute bacterial endocarditis
    B Hellmich
    Universitätsklinik Bergmannsheil, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany
    Clin Rheumatol 20:441-3. 2001
  8. ncbi [A case of urgent aortic valve replacement for infective endocarditis in pregnancy]
    Yasuaki Takano
    Department of Anesthesia, Saiseikai Suita Hospital, Osaka 564 0013
    Masui 52:1086-8. 2003
  9. ncbi [Ocular manifestation of an infectious endocarditis]
    S Seles
    Augenklinik, Universitatsklinikum Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 224:606-8. 2007
  10. ncbi Splenic rupture occurring as a complication of subacute bacterial endocarditis
    Brad Summers
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36617, USA
    N Z Med J 116:U606. 2003

Research Grants

  1. MICROBIAL GENOME PROJECT STREPTOCOCCUS MUTANS
    JOSEPH FERRETTI; Fiscal Year: 2000
  2. PLATELET STREPTOCOCCAL INTERACTIONS IN ENDOCARDITIS
    MARK HERZBERG; Fiscal Year: 1992
  3. Regulation of Streptococcus mutans Virulence by covR/S
    Grace Spatafora; Fiscal Year: 2003

Scientific Experts

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  1. ncbi Dual ANCA positivity in subacute bacterial endocarditis
    Alexandra M Tiliakos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 14:38-40. 2008
    Nine cases of subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) associated with anti-PR3 ANCA have been described in the literature to date. We describe 2 cases of SBE associated with dual ANCA positivity (anti-PR3 and anti-MPO ANCA...
  2. ncbi [Subacute bacterial endocarditis due to Pasteurella pneumotropica. Case Report]
    Maria Dan
    Disciplina de Microbiologie Medicala, Facultatea de Medicina, Universitatea de Medicină şi Farmacie Gr T Popa, Iasi
    Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 109:743-5. 2005
    ..The patient was successfully treated with gentamicin and ceftriaxone and underwent mitral valve replacement...
  3. ncbi Henoch-Schonlein purpura secondary to subacute bacterial endocarditis
    Noreen A Galaria
    Department of Dermatology, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, New York, USA
    Cutis 69:269-73. 2002
    ..We report a case of HSP that occurred coincident with the onset of subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) in an otherwise healtny 41-year-old white woman...
  4. ncbi Embolic risk in subacute bacterial endocarditis: determinants and role of transesophageal echocardiography
    Gilbert Habib
    Hopital Timone, Cardiologie B, Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13005 Marseille, France
    Curr Cardiol Rep 5:129-36. 2003
    Embolic events are a frequent and life-threatening complication of subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE), and are associated with a high mortality and morbidity...
  5. ncbi Subacute bacterial endocarditis associated with upper endoscopy
    Byoung Chul Cho
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 134 Shinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 45:936-40. 2004
    ..We report a case of native valve endocarditis due to Streptococcus intermedius in a patient with valvular heart disease as a consequence of routine upper endoscopy...
  6. ncbi Sweet's syndrome in a patient with enterococcal subacute bacterial endocarditis
    Karen P Gould
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:798-9. 2004
  7. ncbi Anti-MPO-ANCA-positive microscopic polyangiitis following subacute bacterial endocarditis
    B Hellmich
    Universitätsklinik Bergmannsheil, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany
    Clin Rheumatol 20:441-3. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi [A case of urgent aortic valve replacement for infective endocarditis in pregnancy]
    Yasuaki Takano
    Department of Anesthesia, Saiseikai Suita Hospital, Osaka 564 0013
    Masui 52:1086-8. 2003
    ..If these drugs could have been avoided, the fetus may have stayed alive. However, considering the risk of teratogenesis due to drug administration and cardiopulmonary bypass, propriety of pregnancy prolongation is controversial...
  9. ncbi [Ocular manifestation of an infectious endocarditis]
    S Seles
    Augenklinik, Universitatsklinikum Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 224:606-8. 2007
    ..Infectious infiltrations of the retina and the vitreous in endogenous infections such as septicaemia are rare...
  10. ncbi Splenic rupture occurring as a complication of subacute bacterial endocarditis
    Brad Summers
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36617, USA
    N Z Med J 116:U606. 2003
  11. ncbi Subacute and acute infective endocarditis
    Robert A Fowler
    Department of Medicine and Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Room D478, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    Lancet 366:1964. 2005
  12. ncbi Replacement of a regurgitant pulmonary valve with a stentless bioprosthesis
    Ayyaz A Ali
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Papworth Hospital, Papworth, Everard, United Kingdom
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1467-8. 2004
    ..Pulmonary regurgitation is a rare lesion, but if it is encountered our case demonstrates that it can be successfully and easily treated with pulmonary valve replacement by using a stentless bioprosthesis...
  13. ncbi [Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae--rare etiology of persistent febrile syndrome]
    Mihaela Cătălina Luca
    Universitatea de Medicină si Farmacie Gr T Popa Iaşi, Facultatea de Medicina, Disciplina Boli Infecţioase
    Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 109:62-5. 2005
    ..rhusiopathiae bacteremia with Ampicillin iv. therapy for 14 days...
  14. ncbi [Sepsis and blood culture tests--new concept for and diagnosis of sepsis]
    Yoshio Kobayashi
    Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi 95:2225-31. 2006
  15. pmc Gemella bergeriae endocarditis diagnosed by sequencing of rRNA genes in heart valve tissue
    Sameer Elsayed
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4897-900. 2004
    ..Diagnosis was confirmed by sequencing of 16S rRNA genes in heart valve tissue. This is the first report of Gemella endocarditis confirmed by molecular detection of bacterial genes in heart valve tissue...
  16. pmc Thoughts on the diagnostic process
    Craig S Kitchens
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 113:272-82. 2002
  17. ncbi [Various causes of fever of unknown origin]
    A C De laco
    Département de médecine interne CHCVs, Hopital de Sion, Sion
    Rev Med Suisse 4:2139-40, 2142-4. 2008
    ..4 subgroups were determined: infectious fever, such as subacute bacterial endocarditis, tuberculosis or intra-abdominal abcess, inflammatory diseases such as temporal arteritis or adult ..
  18. ncbi Pattern of ventricular septal defects and associated complications
    Uzma Kazmi
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology, The Children s Hospital and Institute of Child Health, Lahore
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 19:342-5. 2009
    ..To determine the frequency of various types of Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) in local population and their complications...
  19. ncbi Increased expression of VEGF in glomeruloid reactive angioendotheliomatosis
    Sabine A Eming
    Department of Dermatology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Dermatology 207:398-401. 2003
    ..It is often associated with infections, such as subacute bacterial endocarditis, but has also been described as an early sign of a developing hematological malignancy...
  20. ncbi Evidence that ORF3 at the Streptococcus parasanguis fimA locus encodes a thiol-specific antioxidant
    Grace Spatafora
    Department of Biology, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753, USA
    Microbiology 148:755-62. 2002
    Streptococcus parasanguis is a primary colonizer of dental plaque and a major player in subacute bacterial endocarditis. In the present study, the authors report that an ORF (ORF3) located 77 bp downstream of the fimA operon on the S...
  21. ncbi Soma Weiss, Alfred S. Reinhart, and the care of the patient
    Peter V Tishler
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Channing Laboratory, Genetics Division, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 53:75-86. 2010
    ..Reinhart, who succumbed to subacute bacterial endocarditis in his final year at Harvard Medical School...
  22. ncbi Molecular mimicry: a true pathogenetic concept for T-cell-mediated autoimmune and reactive skin diseases?
    Mario Vaccaro
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:E3. 2005
  23. ncbi Neurological presentation of intravascular lymphoma: report of two cases and discussion of diagnostic challenges
    D A Lozsadi
    Walton Ctr for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Lower Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, L9 7LJ, UK
    Eur J Neurol 12:710-4. 2005
    ..that IVL should be considered in the differential diagnosis of cerebral and systemic vasculitis and subacute bacterial endocarditis. Literature suggests IVL can also mimic Creutzfeld-Jakob disease and paraneoplastic encephalomyelitis.
  24. ncbi Subacute endocarditis caused by Gemella haemolysans and a review of the literature
    Raymond Khan
    Department of Medicine, New York Hospital of Queens, Flushing, New York, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:885-8. 2004
    ..The patient was treated with ampicillin for 6 weeks with significant clinical improvement. This case highlights the fact that endocarditis prophylaxis should be considered in denture fixation for high risk patients...
  25. ncbi Native valve endocarditis due to Bartonella henselae in an immunocompetent man
    Tatjana Lejko-Zupanc
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:246-9. 2008
    ..Surgical treatment is usually necessary and was also successful in our patient. To our knowledge, this is the first case of bartonella endocarditis occurring in our geographic area...
  26. ncbi [Skin changes in rheumatic diseases]
    Ivan Dobric
    Klinika za kozne i spolne bolesti Klinickoga bolnickog centra i Medicinskoga fakulteta Sveucilista u Zagrebu, Salata 4, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 52:9-20. 2005
    ..The third group: infections (rheumatic fever, diseminated gonococcal infection, subacute bacterial endocarditis, Lyme disesease). The fourth group: metabolic disorders (gout)...
  27. ncbi [Headaches can be life threatening, therefore: attend to alarm signs]
    Peter Stiefelhagen
    MMW Fortschr Med 150:12-4. 2008
  28. ncbi Role of Bartonella henselae endocarditis in the nucleation of aortic valvular calcification
    John J Ghidoni
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:704-6. 2004
    ..henselae. Bacterial membranes contain calcium apatite crystals. Antigenic material was present in bacteria and calcified nodules. This case illustrates calcified protobacteria becoming incorporated into scar tissue during endocarditis...
  29. ncbi The Miami vices in the CCU. Part II. Cardiac manifestations of AIDS
    B K Valle
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL
    Heart Lung 16:584-9. 1987
    ..A high index of suspicion and the echocardiogram will help in revealing the true incidence of cardiac involvement in AIDS...
  30. ncbi Subacute bacterial endocarditis presenting as left upper quadrant abdominal pain
    Yung Ta Kao
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 76:521-3. 2013
    ..The diagnosis of subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) is suggested by a history of an indolent process characterized by fever, fatigue, anorexia, and ..
  31. ncbi Determination of the optimum incubation period of continuously monitored blood cultures from patients with suspected endocarditis or fungaemia
    K Varettas
    South Eastern Area Laboratory Services SEALS, Division of Microbiology, The St George Hospital, Kogarah, NSW, Australia
    Pathology 34:167-9. 2002
    It is routine practice to prolong the incubation period of blood cultures from patients with suspected subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) or fungal infection...
  32. ncbi [Approaches to late prognosis in patients with subacute infectious endocarditis]
    T L Vinogradova
    Ter Arkh 74:69-73. 2002
    ..To ascertain late prognosis of subacute infectious endocarditis (IE), factors involved in the prognosis, formulate approaches to assessment of late prognosis...
  33. pmc Streptococcus gordonii septic arthritis: two cases and review of literature
    Jean Cyr Yombi
    Departement of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Infect Dis 12:215. 2012
    ..group of oral bacteria and is among the bacteria most frequently identified as being primary agent of subacute bacterial endocarditis. To the best of our knowledge, Streptococcus gordonii has not yet been described as agent of septic ..
  34. pmc Culture-negative subacute bacterial endocarditis masquerades as granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's granulomatosis) involving both the kidney and lung
    Hui Peng
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University, 600 Tianhe Road, Guangzhou, 510630, People s Republic of China
    BMC Nephrol 13:174. 2012
    b>Subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) occasionally exhibits positive cytoplasmic anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (c-ANCA) of the anti-proteinase-3 (PR-3) type...
  35. ncbi The management of subacute bacterial endocarditis superimposed on rheumatic heart disease in the immediate pre-penicillin era: the case of Pasquale Imperato
    Pascal James Imperato
    Downstate Medical Center, State University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    J Community Health 37:1301-60. 2012
    b>Subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) was invariably a fatal disease in the pre-penicillin era. The availability of sulfonamide antibiotics beginning in the mid-1930s raised hopes that they would be effective in SBE...
  36. ncbi [Subacute infectious endocarditis due to the agent of cat scratch fever: Bartonella henselae]
    A Grand
    Service de cardiologie, Centre Hospitalier de Valence, 26953 Valence
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 94:157-61. 2001
    ..In Bartonella Henselae IE, valve replacement is the rule (13 out of 14 cases) and the prognosis is usually good. Sero-diagnosis of Bartonellosis should be part of the systematic investigation of all blood culture negative IE...
  37. ncbi Tumor necrosis factor-α and interleukin-1β expression pathway induced by Streptococcus mutans in macrophage cell line RAW 264.7
    J S Kim
    Department of Oral Microbiology, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University, Yangsan, South Korea
    Mol Oral Microbiol 27:149-59. 2012
    ..mutans, a major etiological agent of dental caries, frequently causes systemic disease, such as subacute bacterial endocarditis, if it enters the bloodstream...
  38. ncbi Late aortic dilatation and regurgitation after Ross operation
    Moon Young Kim
    Ewha Woman s University School of Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Korea
    Malays J Pathol 32:129-35. 2010
    ..had Ross operation in 1997 for a damaged bicuspid aortic valve and severe aortic regurgitation due to subacute bacterial endocarditis complicated by aortic root abscess...
  39. ncbi The pediatric cardiology pharmacopoeia: 2004 update
    S Barnes
    Department of Pediatrics and Anesthesiology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 25:623-46. 2004
    ..We also describe the difficult management of withdrawal as a result of use of sedatives and analgesics. The most recent recommendation for subacute bacterial endocarditis prophylactic antibiotic regimens is also described.
  40. ncbi Diffuse crescentic glomerulonephritis in bacterial endocarditis
    S Kannan
    ICU, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 16:423-8. 2001
    ..Removal of vegetation or valve replacement may be necessary. Prognosis is generally good...
  41. ncbi Coil occlusion of a subclavian mycotic aneurysm
    Stephan Kische
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital Rostock, Rostock School of Medicine, Rostock, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:1116-20. 2010
    ..Transcatheter closure with Inconel embolization coils is a cost-effective and safe therapeutic option in patients with mycotic aneurysm originating from the subclavian artery...
  42. ncbi Navel piercing as a cause for Streptococcus viridans endocarditis: case report, review of the literature and implications for antibiotic prophylaxis
    Daniel Barkan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Cardiology 108:159-60. 2007
    ..We review other cases from the literature of piercing-associated endocarditis, and suggest that individuals at particularly high risk might be considered for antibiotic prophylaxis prior to such procedures...
  43. ncbi Streptococcal viridans subacute bacterial endocarditis associated with antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies (ANCA)
    André de Corla-Souza
    Infectious Disease Division and Department of Medicine, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York 11501, USA
    Heart Lung 32:140-3. 2003
    We report an illustrative case of a 60-year-old man with Streptococcus viridans subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) and positive antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies (c-ANCA)...
  44. ncbi [Streptococcal endocarditis of Mahler and Keynes: from malignancy to healing]
    Julio Montes Santiago
    Servicio de Medicina Interna Hospital Meixoeiro Vigo Pontevedra España
    Med Clin (Barc) 121:184-5. 2003
  45. ncbi Expanding the differential diagnosis of hemoptysis: mycotic aortic aneurysms
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Section of Cardiology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 4:180-3. 2003
    ..of suspicion is warranted in any patient presenting with hemoptysis and a recent past history of subacute bacterial endocarditis, intravascular interventions, known aortic aneurysm, and/or immunocompromised state...
  46. pmc Our medical past. Subacute bacterial endocarditis observed: the illness of Alfred S. Reinhart
    Kenneth M Flegel
    Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    CMAJ 167:1379-83. 2002
  47. ncbi [35-year-old patient with oligoarthritis, bacteremia and aortic insufficiency]
    M G Braun
    Seehospital Sahlenburg, Abteilung Innere Medizin Rheumatologie, Nordheimstrasse, 27455 Cuxhaven
    Internist (Berl) 43:883-6. 2002
  48. ncbi Viridans streptococcal (Streptococcus intermedius) mitral valve subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) in a patient with mitral valve prolapse after a dental procedure: the importance of antibiotic prophylaxis
    Burke A Cunha
    Infectious Disease Division, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York 11501, USA
    Heart Lung 39:64-72. 2010
    b>Subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) is an infection of the heart involving damaged valves or endothelium. The most common organisms causing SBE are the viridans streptococci...
  49. ncbi Congenital coronary arteriovenous fistula. Report of 13 patients, review of the literature and delineation of management
    R R Liberthson
    Circulation 59:849-54. 1979
    ..preoperative symptoms or CAVF-related complications, including congestive heart failure (CHF) in 6%, subacute bacterial endocarditis in 3% and death in one patient...
  50. ncbi [Subacute endocarditis is clinically difficult to diagnose. Fever and fatigue as initial symptoms]
    Peter Stiefelhagen
    MMW Fortschr Med 150:15. 2008
  51. ncbi Infective endocarditis associated with a scorpion sting
    Grayson H Wheatley
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8879, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1489-90. 2005
    ..Both patients completed a 6-week postoperative course of antibiotic therapy and are without recurrent infection...
  52. ncbi Rheumatic and nonrheumatic valvular heart disease: epidemiology, management, and prevention in Africa
    Mohammed Rafique Essop
    Division of Cardiology, Baragwanath Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Circulation 112:3584-91. 2005
    ..Acute rheumatic fever and chronic rheumatic valvular disease in their most virulent form are still commonly encountered and impose a huge burden on limited healthcare resources...
  53. ncbi Patent ductus arteriosus
    Mehra Anilkumar
    Department of Cardiology, LAC USC Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 91011, USA
    Cardiol Clin 31:417-30. 2013
    ..The percutaneous approach is safe and effective in more than 98% of patients. Subacute bacterial endocarditis prophylaxis is not indicated routinely except for 6 months following the closure percutaneously or ..
  54. ncbi [Subacute endocarditis due to Actinobacillus]
    D Tena
    An Med Interna 22:505-7. 2005
  55. ncbi Three cases of PR3-ANCA positive subacute endocarditis caused by attenuated bacteria (Propionibacterium, Gemella, and Bartonella) complicated with kidney injury
    Kenji Satake
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine, Hongo 2 1 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8421, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 21:536-41. 2011
    b>Subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) associated with antiproteinase-3 antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (PR3-ANCA) has previously been reported in 10 cases of Streptococcus viridans and in 1 case of Escherichia faecalis infection...
  56. pmc Epidemiological trends of infective endocarditis: a population-based study in Olmsted County, Minnesota
    Daniel D Correa de Sa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 85:422-6. 2010
    ..To provide a contemporary profile of epidemiological trends of infective endocarditis (IE) in Olmsted County, Minnesota...
  57. ncbi A subacute bacterial endocarditis in a patient with aortic prosthetic valve due to Listeria monocytogenes presenting with perivalvular leak
    Apostolos Karavidas
    Int J Cardiol 118:e106-7. 2007
  58. pmc Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale: a case series and literature review
    Ravi K Mareedu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Marshfield Clinic, 1000 North Oak Avenue, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Clin Med Res 5:218-26. 2007
    ..All patients received clopidogrel for a period of 3 months, and aspirin and subacute bacterial endocarditis prophylaxis for 6 months. Mean age of the study population was 54 years...
  59. ncbi Decellularization reduces calcification while improving both durability and 1-year functional results of pulmonary homograft valves in juvenile sheep
    Richard A Hopkins
    Cardiac Surgery Research Laboratories, The Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:907-13, 913e1-4. 2009
    ....
  60. ncbi [Chronic cough as presentation of subacute bacterial endocarditis]
    R Golpe Gomez
    An Med Interna 21:149-50. 2004
  61. ncbi Subacute endocarditis due to Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae
    T Spiritus
    Laboratorium microbiologie Heilig Hartziekenhuis Roeselare Menen, Wilgenstraat 2, 8800 Roeselare, Belgie
    Acta Clin Belg 58:360-1. 2003
    ..Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae was cultured and echocardiography showed a vegetation on the mitral valve. Appropriate antibiotic therapy and surgical treatment led to a good outcome of the infection...
  62. ncbi Cerebral microhemorrhages in a patient with mycotic aneurysm: relevance of T2-GRE imaging in SBE
    Suresh Subramaniam
    Hotckiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, 1403, 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N2T9
    Neurology 67:1697. 2006
  63. ncbi Infectious aneurysm clipping by an MRI/MRA wand-guided protocol. A case report and technical note
    A Harris
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh, Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2582, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 35:90-3. 2001
    Infectious aneurysms are potentially deadly sequelae of multiple etiologies, typically associated with subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE)...
  64. ncbi Fistulous connection between internal mammary graft and pulmonary vasculature after coronary artery bypass grafting: a rare cause of continuous murmur
    Umit Guray
    Int J Cardiol 96:489-92. 2004
    ..Otherwise, a conservative approach with instruction of the patient for prophylactic precautions of subacute bacterial endocarditis may be recommended for asymptomatic patients.
  65. ncbi Retinal hemorrhages from septic emboli in a patient with a ventricular false chorda
    D J Weissgold
    Retina Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston 02114 3096, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 122:117-9. 1996
    ..To demonstrate ophthalmic findings of bacterial endocarditis in a patient with a cardiac structural anomaly and to illustrate the potential usefulness of transesophageal echocardiography in the examination of such patients...
  66. ncbi Coronary artery fistulas in neonates, infants, and children: clinical findings and outcome
    K S Hsieh
    Department of Pediatrics, Veterans General Hospital Kaohsiung, 386 Ta Chung 1st Rd, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Pediatr Cardiol 23:415-9. 2002
    ..One patient presented with subacute bacterial endocarditis at 12 years of age requiring surgical intervention...
  67. ncbi [Lobar cerebral hemorrhage due to infectious endocarditis with aortic root abscess due to Streptococcus viridans]
    J M Villasenín Arnoso
    Neurologia 22:488-9. 2007
  68. ncbi Infective endocarditis by Bartonella quintana masquerading as antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated small vessel vasculitis
    Hiroaki Sugiyama
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Cardiology 114:208-11. 2009
    ..However, a variety of infections can result in a false-positive ANCA test, and especially subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) with the presence of ANCAs occasionally mimics the clinical manifestations of an ANCA-..
  69. pmc Cecocentral scotoma as the initial manifestation of subacute bacterial endocarditis
    Danielle Savitsky Strauss
    New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Ophthalmol 5:287-90. 2011
    We report a case of a 67-year-old male who presented with a cecocentral scotoma caused by a septic embolus from subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE).
  70. ncbi [Endocarditis due to Bartonella spp. Three new clinical cases and Spanish literature review]
    Jose Antonio Oteo
    Area de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Complejo Hospitalario San Millán San Pedro de La Rioja, Hospital de La Rioja, Logrono, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 24:297-301. 2006
    ..Infections by Bartonella spp. include a wide spectrum of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, such as culture-negative endocarditis...
  71. ncbi Mycotic aneurysm of the ulnar artery
    Hamid Shamsolkottabi
    Delasa Research Center, Sina Hospital, Esfahan, Iran
    Am Heart Hosp J 9:E60-2. 2011
    Mycotic aneurysm of the ulnar artery is extremely rare. We report a case of mycotic aneurysm of the ulnar artery due to subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) presenting with a painful pulsatile mass in hypotenar region.
  72. pmc Extracellular arginine aminopeptidase from Streptococcus gordonii FSS2
    J M Goldstein
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
    Infect Immun 70:836-43. 2002
    Streptococcus gordonii is a primary etiological agent in the development of subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE), producing thrombus formation and tissue damage on the surfaces of heart valves...
  73. ncbi Fever of unknown origin due to preleukemia/myelodysplastic syndrome: the diagnostic importance of monocytosis with elevated serum ferritin levels
    Burke A Cunha
    Infectious Disease Division, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York 11501, USA
    Heart Lung 35:277-82. 2006
    ..Among the infectious causes of FUO in the elderly are subacute bacterial endocarditis, intra-abdominal abscesses, and extrapulmonary tuberculosis...
  74. ncbi Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) cerebritis versus Listeria monocytogenes meningoencephalitis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus on chronic corticosteroid therapy: the diagnostic importance of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of lactic acid levels
    Lucas M McCaffrey
    Infectious Disease Division, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York 11501, USA
    Heart Lung 41:394-7. 2012
    ..Gram-positive intracellular bacillus that causes enteritis, meningitis, meningoencephalitis, or subacute bacterial endocarditis. Patients with impaired T-lymphocyte function/cell-mediated immunity are predisposed to intracellular ..
  75. ncbi Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis associated with PR3-ANCA positive subacute bacterial endocarditis
    Hirotaka Fukasawa
    Renal Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwata City Hospital, Japan
    Intern Med 51:2587-90. 2012
    ..the case of an elderly man with rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (RPGN) associated with subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) due to Enterococcus faecalis infection...
  76. ncbi What's new in outpatient cardiology
    Samuel J Lacina
    DeVos Children s Hospital, Michigan 49503, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 21:605-10. 2009
    ..Nearing the end of the first decade of this new century, the challenges and changes in the field of outpatient pediatric cardiology continue to accelerate...
  77. ncbi Streptococcus suis infection: a prospective study in northern Thailand
    A Fongcom
    Department of Medicine, Lamphun Provincial Hospital, Lamphun Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 40:511-7. 2009
    ..2%), septicemia (27.9%), toxic shock syndrome (TSS) (23.3%), subacute bacterial endocarditis(SBE) (9.3%) and spondylitis (2.3%). The patients with TSS had a lower mean age than those without TSS...
  78. ncbi Pattern recognition
    Jennifer Dixon
    The Coach House, NW3 2UT, London, UK
    Lancet 360:1418. 2002
  79. ncbi [Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae endocarditis, a new case report]
    R Lopez Rodriguez
    An Med Interna 20:160-1. 2003
  80. ncbi Gallbladder infarction complicating infective endocarditis
    Chadi Dib
    Department of Medicine, and the Division of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Med Sci 337:148-9. 2009
    ..In these cases, appropriate antibiotic therapy should be given before and after cholecystectomy. Gallbladder resection should be performed before valve replacement to decrease the potential seeding of a prosthetic valve...
  81. ncbi Appendectomy for an adult with cyanotic congenital heart disease
    R Chatzidaki
    Department of Anesthesia, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Minerva Anestesiol 75:225-8. 2009
    ..We present here a rare case of an acute appendectomy with successful outcome in an adult with pulmonary atresia and ventricular septal defect...
  82. ncbi The role of endothelial cell biology in endocarditis
    E Chorianopoulos
    Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Pulmology, Internal Medicine III, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Cell Tissue Res 335:153-63. 2009
    ..This review will thus give insights into current knowledge of the pathogenesis of endocarditis with a focus on the role of the endothelium...
  83. ncbi [Infectious endocarditis: morbi-mortality in Chile. Results of the National Cooperative Study of Infective Endocarditis (1998-2002)]
    Miguel Oyonarte
    Centro Cardiovascular, Hospital Clinico Universidad de Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Independencia, Santiago
    Rev Med Chil 131:237-50. 2003
    ..Infective endocarditis is a severe condition, with a mortality that fluctuates between 16 and 25% in the Metropolitan area of Chile...
  84. ncbi Subacute bacterial endocarditis in a footballer--not a sports injury
    Kieran E Fallon
    Australian Institute of Sport, P O Box 176, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory 2616, Australia
    Clin J Sport Med 12:41-2. 2002
  85. pmc Identification and characterization of hsa, the gene encoding the sialic acid-binding adhesin of Streptococcus gordonii DL1
    Yukihiro Takahashi
    Department of Microbiology, The Nippon Dental University School of Dentistry at Tokyo, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo 102 8159, Japan
    Infect Immun 70:1209-18. 2002
    Oral colonization by Streptococcus gordonii, an important cause of subacute bacterial endocarditis, involves bacterial recognition of sialic acid-containing host receptors...
  86. pmc Purification of serotype I antigen from nutritionally variant streptococci
    M George
    Wake Forest University Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27103
    Infect Immun 56:1222-31. 1988
    ..group of bacteria first recognized in the early 1960s in the blood cultures of patients with subacute bacterial endocarditis. Since that time, the NVS have been implicated in 5 to 6% of all cases of human bacterial ..
  87. ncbi Pneumococcal endocarditis of subacute evolution
    L Uemura
    , Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, PR, Brazil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 76:319-22. 2001
    ..We report the case of a 58-year-old male with subacute bacterial endocarditis due to Streptococcus pneumoniae...
  88. ncbi [Surgical treatment of infective endocarditis: the Essen experiences]
    U Herold
    Klinik fur Thorax und Kardiovaskulare Chirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen
    Herz 26:409-17. 2001
    ..If the infection cannot be controlled or the disease progresses irreversible destruction of cardiac structures results...
  89. ncbi Spinal fusion for scoliosis in Rett syndrome with an emphasis on early postoperative complications
    Peter G Gabos
    Division of Spine and Scoliosis Surgery, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E90-4. 2012
    ..Retrospective case-control study...
  90. ncbi The underlying causes of chordae tendinae rupture: a systematic review
    Uri Gabbay
    Epidemiology Section, School of Public Health, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Int J Cardiol 143:113-8. 2010
    ..The underlying causes of chordae tendinae rupture (CTR) and their frequencies vary. Different publications reached conflicting conclusions due to diverse definitions, different detection measures, and morbidity trends over time...
  91. pmc Multiphase multidetector CT in the diagnosis of haemobilia: a potentially catastrophic ruptured hepatic artery aneurysm complicating the treatment of a patient with locally advanced rectal cancer
    A M Mortimer
    Severn School of Radiology, Great Western Hospital, Swindon, UK
    Br J Radiol 84:e95-8. 2011
    ..rare complication of a hepatic artery aneurysm following the development and successful treatment of subacute bacterial endocarditis during a radical downstaging chemoradiotherapy regime for locally advanced rectal cancer...
  92. ncbi Cerebral mycotic aneurysm in a child with Down's syndrome: a unique association
    K A Diab
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    J Child Neurol 16:868-70. 2001
    ..We report a case of mycotic aneurysm of the middle cerebral artery complicating bacterial endocarditis in a child with Down's syndrome. The patient was successfully treated medically without the need for surgical intervention...
  93. ncbi Dysregulation of monocyte oxidative burst in streptococcal endocarditis
    E Presterl
    Institute of Hygiene, Department of Clinical Microbiology, University of Vienna, Allgemeines Krankenhaus 5P, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 31:902-6. 2001
    ..We hypothesized that the oxidative burst of phagocytes induced by the infecting organism is defective in patients with streptococcal endocarditis...
  94. ncbi Subacute bacterial endocarditis: making the diagnosis
    Kristen Luttenberger
    Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ, USA
    Nurse Pract 36:31-8. 2011
    ..While some patients will develop symptoms acutely over days, it may take weeks or months for symptoms to develop as in the case of subacute bacterial endocarditis.
  95. ncbi Streptococcus sanguinis brain abscess as complication of subclinical endocarditis: emphasizing the importance of prompt diagnosis
    Hayah Kassis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine and Pharmacy, Rootstown, OH, USA
    South Med J 103:559-62. 2010
    ..This demonstrates the importance of prompt diagnosis and initiation of antimicrobial therapy given the potential for long-term sequelae such as focal deficits and seizures...
  96. ncbi 3H-spiramycin penetration into fibrin vegetations in an experimental model of streptococcal endocarditis
    A C Cremieux
    Unité 13 INSERM, Hopital Claude Bernard, Paris, France
    J Antimicrob Chemother 22:127-33. 1988
    ..On the other hand, there were considerable differences in antibiotic concentration among different vegetations in a single animal...
  97. ncbi Prolonged infections associated with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies specific to proteinase 3 and myeloperoxidase: diagnostic and therapeutic challenge
    Branka Bonaci-Nikolic
    Institute of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    Clin Rheumatol 29:893-904. 2010
    ..Seven of 17 patients had subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE), while six of 17 patients had various autoimmune manifestations of chronic hepatitis C virus (..
  98. ncbi Infective endocarditis--a forgotten cause for heart insufficiency in elderly. Case report
    S Ardeleanu
    Universitatea de Medicină si Farmacie Gr T Popa Iaşi, Facultatea de Medicina, Clinica IV Medicală, Spitalul Clinic Dr C I Parhon Iaşi
    Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 113:762-5. 2009
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  99. ncbi Streptococcus sanguis secretes CD14-binding proteins that stimulate cytokine synthesis: a clue to the pathogenesis of infective (bacterial) endocarditis?
    Julia Banks
    Cellular Microbiology Research Group, Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, 256 Gray s Inn Road, London, Hertfordshire, WC1X 8LD, U K
    Microb Pathog 32:105-16. 2002
    ..In addition, blocking of CD14 may have some therapeutic benefit...
  100. ncbi Mitral valve replacement: a case report
    Derek Reckard
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Nurse Anesthesia Program, Pennsylvania, USA
    AANA J 76:125-9. 2008
    ..administered according to American Heart Association guidelines for prophylactic management against subacute bacterial endocarditis. Milrinone and epinephrine were required for inotropic support until the left ventricle recovered ..
  101. ncbi [Endocarditis caused by Coxilla burnetii]
    Sajma Dautović-Krkić
    Klinika za infektivne bolesti, Klinicki centar Univerziteta Sarajevo
    Med Arh 60:266-8. 2006
    ..Endocarditic was diagnosed by echosonografy. The patient is controlled by infectologist, cardiologist by cardio-surgeon, but since disease is in progress and operation treatment will be probably necessary...

Research Grants3

  1. MICROBIAL GENOME PROJECT STREPTOCOCCUS MUTANS
    JOSEPH FERRETTI; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Additionally, S. mutans is occasionally associated with nonoral infections, principally subacute bacterial endocarditis. Considerable research effort and National Institute of Dental Research financial support has been ..
  2. PLATELET STREPTOCOCCAL INTERACTIONS IN ENDOCARDITIS
    MARK HERZBERG; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..v) we will test in a rabbit model the hypothesis that the platelet contribution to vegetations in subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) is due to active thrombotic mechanisms triggered by S. Sanguis...
  3. Regulation of Streptococcus mutans Virulence by covR/S
    Grace Spatafora; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Taken collectively, these studies will elucidate S. mutans mechanism(s) of virulence gene control, and so enable prevention and/or intervention in the pathogenic process that leads to the development of Dental caries. ..