Native Valve Candida Metapsilosis Endocarditis Following a Ruptured Appendix: A Case Report
complex has been further divided into , , and . is considered to be the least virulent fungi of the complex. Candida endocarditis is uncommon but is associated with a very high mortality rate. Prosthetic or previously damaged valves act as common targets, but native, structurally normal valves are seldom affected. We hereby present a case of endocarditis involving a native aortic valve in an immunocompetent 55-year-old male who was successfully treated with surgical valve replacement and antifungal therapy.
Sanku, Koushik and Youssef, Dima, "Native Valve Candida Metapsilosis Endocarditis Following a Ruptured Appendix: A Case Report" (2022). ETSU Faculty Works. 123.