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Ann Med Res. 2005; 12(3): 193-195

An Unusual Infection of Chryseomonas luteola: Infective Endocarditis in a Patient with Ventricular Septal Defect

Gülay Yetkin*, Mehmet Refik Bayraktar*, Nasir Sivri**, Feridun Kosar**




Chryseomonas luteola has been recognized as an uncommon cause of bacteremia and infections in patients with

underlying diseases or in association with foreign body. We presented an infective endocarditis in a patient with

ventricular septal defect due to C. luteola in the absence of known risk factors.

Key Words: Chryseomonas luteola, Ventricular septal defect

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