Native and Prosthetic Valve Staphylococcus capitis Endocarditis: A Review of the Literature

Ravi A. Thakker, Khaled Chatila, David Reynoso, Bernard Karnath


Infective endocarditis (IE) is a rare but serious disease. Coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) are among the least prevalent causes of IE. Staphylococcus capitis, a species of CoNS, although described in the literature before has only been seen in a few cases. Even with such few cases, complications and mortality have still been demonstrated. In our review, we look at the epidemiology, diagnosis, management, and literature prevalence of CoNS in native and prosthetic valve IE.

Cardiol Res. 2021;12(3):140-145


Staphylococcus capitis; Endocarditis; Native endocarditis; Prosthetic valve endocarditis

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