Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device–Related Infection Due to Granulicatella adiacens

Sendi, Parham; Wustmann, Kerstin Brigitte; Büchi, Annina Elisabeth; Noti, Fabian; Klaeser, Bernd; Sonderegger, Beat; Auf der Maur, Christoph; Mercier, Thomas; Schwerzmann, Markus; Ruppen, Corinne (2019). Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device–Related Infection Due to Granulicatella adiacens. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 6(4), ofz130. Oxford University Press 10.1093/ofid/ofz130

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Cardiac implantable electronic device-related infection is clinically challenging. Curative treatment commonly includes system removal. A case caused by occurred in a 32-year-old woman. Clinical course, literature review, and biofilm investigations enabled successful antibiotic management without system removal.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Service Sector > Institute for Infectious Diseases > Research
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine (DRNN) > Clinic of Nuclear Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Haematology, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Medicine and Hospital Pharmacy (DOLS) > Clinic of Infectiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Service Sector > Institute for Infectious Diseases
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of General Internal Medicine (DAIM) > Clinic of General Internal Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Sendi, Parham; Wustmann, Kerstin Brigitte; Büchi, Annina Elisabeth; Noti, Fabian; Klaeser, Bernd; Schwerzmann, Markus and Ruppen, Corinne

Subjects:

500 Science > 570 Life sciences; biology
600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

2328-8957

Publisher:

Oxford University Press

Language:

English

Submitter:

Christine Baumgartner

Date Deposited:

27 Jun 2019 10:44

Last Modified:

24 Oct 2019 10:53

Publisher DOI:

10.1093/ofid/ofz130

PubMed ID:

31008142

Uncontrolled Keywords:

Granulicatella adiacens biofilm infection cardiac device-related infection endocarditis nutritionally variant streptococci

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.130400

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/130400

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