Eur J Intern Med 2021 10 9;92:71-78. Epub 2021 May 9.
Infectious Diseases Unit, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Puerta de Hierro, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain.
Background: Infective endocarditis (IE) due to non-HACEK bacilli (Haemophilus species, Actinobacillus, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella, or Kingella) is uncommon and poorly described. The objectives of this study were to describe non-HACEK Gram-Negative Bacilli (GNB) IE cases and compare characteristic of IE produced by Enterobacterales and non-fermenting (NF) GNB.
Methods: From January 2008 to December 2018, 3910 consecutive patients with definitive IE diagnosis, defined with Modified Duke criteria, either clinical or pathological criteria (e. Read More