Leptotrichia species typically colonize the oral cavity and genitourinary tract. We report the first two cases of endocarditis secondary to L. goodfellowii sp. nov. Both cases were identified using 16S rRNA gene sequencing. Review of the English literature revealed only two other cases of Leptotrichia sp. endocarditis.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases|
|State||Published - Feb 2008|