Cardiobacterium hominis is a slow-growing, fastidious, capnophilic, Gram- negative bacillus represented by the “C” in HACEK, an acronym for. Cardiobacterium hominis is a member of the HACEK group (Haemophilus paraphrophilus, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Aggregatibacter. Cardiobacterium hominis, a microaerophilic, pleomorphic gram-negative bacillus , is one of the AACEK organisms. C. hominis is a component of the normal flora.

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Cardiobacterium hominis bioprosthetic mitral valve endocarditis presenting as septic arthritis. Two of four patients cardiobafterium in received tetracycline and chloramphenicol as a part of their therapy. On chest x-ray, bilateral perihilar cardiobacteeium, worse on the right side, were observed, consistent with asymmetric alveolar edema and possible pneumonia.

Rev Infect Dis ;5: The endpoints are similar for other causes of endocarditis. She had neither splenomegaly nor peripheral embolic lesions, but she had significant point tenderness near the right trochanteric bursa and sacroiliac joint, thought to be caused by bursitis.


Am J Med ; Open in a separate window. Guidelines for antibiotic prophylaxis for GI endoscopy.

Cardiobacterium hominis – Wikipedia

Cardiobacterium hominis endocarditis with cerebral mycotic aneurysm. His temperature was J Clin Microbiol ; 5: S Afr Med J ; Antibacterial efficacy of ciprofloxacin in a case of endocarditis due to Cardiobacterium hominis.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pseudomonas infection Moraxella catarrhalis Acinetobacter baumannii. Fluorescent antibody csrdiobacterium of human occurence of an unclassified bacterial group causing endocarditis.

Ten days after admission, Cardiobacterium hominis was identified as the pathogen. No vertebral biopsies were done.

A recent review of endocarditis due to rare and fastidious bacteria 6 notes that C. He underwent surgical drainage, and cultures of the homimis and three sets of blood cultures grew C.

Atypical presentation of Cardiobacterium hominis endocarditis. Need for susceptibility testing guidelines for fastidious or less-frequently isolated bacteria.

CNS central nervous system. Cases in children are rare but three cases have been reported in children 63 Clinical Manifestations Endocarditis due to C.


Case reports and methods Two cases of C.

C hominis is an uncommon cause of endocarditis. Generalized fibromuscular dysplasia and calcified aneurysm.

Cardiobacterium hominis endocarditis: two cases and a review of the literature

Rev Infect Dis ; 5: A fifty-six-year-old Caucasian man with no significant past medical history was transferred to the tertiary care Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba from a peripheral hospital with new-onset congestive heart failure. Europ Heart J ;5: Slotnick IJ, Dougherty M. Favorable prognosis of patients with prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by gram-negative bacilli of the HACEK group. J Infect ; 6: Successful treatment with partial resection of the posterior mitral valve leaflet and antibiotic therapy with cefazolin.

The outcome, with appropriate treatment, is generally good: