Pediococcus acidilactici endocarditis successfully treated with daptomycin

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This report describes the first case of persistent bacteremia with endocarditis caused by Pediococcus acidilactici in a 32-year-old male with a history of short gut syndrome following a small bowel transplant. The results showed the utility of sequencing the intergenic spacer region for species identification and successful treatment using daptomycin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1106-1108
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2012

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  • Microbiology (medical)

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