Flashcards in Microbiology 26 - Infective endocarditis (path guide not lectures) Deck (7)
Recall some risk factors for infective endocarditis
Congenital heart disease
Long term lines
Recall some signs of SUBACUTE infective endocarditis that wouldn't be seen in its acute form
Recall the major criteria in the Duke Classificiation for infective endocarditis
Echo findings (vegetations seen)
What is the most likely pathogen in subacute infective endocarditis?
What is the most likely pathogen in acute infective endocarditis?
Which valve is most likely to be affected in infective endocarditis in an IV drug user?
Tricuspid in 50%