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Bacillus cereus에 의하여 자연 판막에 발생한 감염성 심내막염 1예

Other Titles
 A Case of Native Valve Infective Endocarditis Caused by Bacillus cereus. 
Authors
 오동현  ;  김민형  ;  김용찬  ;  송제은  ;  안진영  ;  한상훈  ;  최준용  ;  김창오  ;  장혁재  ;  용동은 
Citation
 INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, Vol.44(4) : 310-314, 2012 
Journal Title
INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY
ISSN
 2093-2340 
Issue Date
2012
Keywords
Infective endocarditis ; Bacillus cereus ; Native valve ; Mitral valve ; Nonintravenous drug abuser
Abstract
Bacillus cereus is a ubiquitous organism that often contaminates microbiological cultures but rarely causes serious infections in humans. It is the causative organism of infective endocarditis (IE), a disease typically associated with intravenous (IV) drug abusers. Thus, almost all reported cases have involved the tricuspid valve. We report a case of native mitral valve (MV) IE caused by B. cereus in a 54 year-old man with moderate MV regurgitation but no apparent history of IV drug use. He presented with fever and dyspnea on exertion, symptoms which had been ongoing for 2 months. B. cereus infection was determined by blood culture examination. A transthoracic echocardiography revealed that mobile vegetations had attached to the MV. He was treated with IV antibiotics for a total of 6 weeks and received MV replacement surgery. He has maintained a good clinical recovery without complications since discharge.
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1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Laboratory Medicine (진단검사의학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Kim, Min Hyung(김민형)
Kim, Yong Chan(김용찬)
Kim, June Myung(김준명)
Kim, Chang Oh(김창오) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0773-5443
Song, Young Goo(송영구) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0733-4156
Song, Je Eun(송제은)
Ahn, Jin Young(안진영) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3740-2826
Oh, Dong Hyun(오동현)
Yong, Dong Eun(용동은) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1225-8477
Lee, Kyungwon(이경원) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3788-2134
Chang, Hyuk-Jae(장혁재) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6139-7545
Choi, Jun Yong(최준용) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2775-3315
Han, Sang Hoon(한상훈) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4278-5198
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/90401
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