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We report the case of a 77 year old with Staphylococcus lugdunensis endocarditis following cardiac catheterisation via a femoral approach. We underline the association between this pathogen and inguinal skin breaks, and discuss the potential diagnostic pitfalls in clinical and laboratory diagnosis.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.ijcard.2007.06.068

Type

Journal article

Journal

Int J Cardiol

Publication Date

30/10/2008

Volume

130

Pages

87 - 88

Keywords

Aged, Anti-Bacterial Agents, Cardiac Catheterization, Endocarditis, Bacterial, Female, Humans, Staphylococcal Infections