Endocarditis Caused By Rare Organisms


  • Ghazala Haq


Endocarditis Caused By Rare Organisms


Enuocarditis caused by rare organisms is no longer a rarity now. Different reports have been issued regarding the incidence of these rare organisms in cases of bacterial endocarditis. They have been compiled in this article, giving a list of rare organisms which can cause mfective endocarditis.The genus Rothia was created by George and Brown in 1967 (5) to include members of the family Actinomycetacae that resemble Nocardia and Actinomyces morphologically but differ in their physiology in cell wall constituents.So this is an overview of the literature about the different rare organisms that have been cited to cause endocarditis.