Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi, vol.11, no.4, pp.744-745, 2020 (National Refreed University Journal)
Article / Case Report
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Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi
Abiotrophia defectiva is a very rare and important cause of culture-negative infective endocarditis and may cause
insidious clinical progression. Clinicians should be aware of this bacterium when dealing with blood culturenegative
endocarditis especially in patients with predisposing factor such as mitral valve prolapse.