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Lactobacillus Rhamnosus Endocarditis Complicating Colonoscopy

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      Abstract

      We report the first case of endocarditis caused by Lactobacillus after an uneventful colonoscopy. The initial empiric treatment with the standard regimen of penicillin-aminoglycoside failed; subsequent treatment with a combination of antibiotics, selected according to the in vitro studies, was successful.
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