Gemella haemolysans Native Valve Endocarditis

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Supitcha Ongkittikul, MD
Suchai Kanjanatarayont


Gemella haemolysans is a rare pathogen in cases of infective endocarditis. We report a case of G. haemolysans infective endocarditis in a 93-year-old woman with preexisting heart valves disease. The blood culture grew G. haemolysans and the echocardiogram revealed a 1.0cm x 0.49cm mobile mass attached to anterior mitral leaflet. Her condition improved after 6 weeks of intravenous ceftriaxone.


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Ongkittikul, MD S, Kanjanatarayont S. Gemella haemolysans Native Valve Endocarditis. BKK Med J [Internet]. 2023 Sep. 30 [cited 2023 Dec. 10];19(2):124. Available from:
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