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Title: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis after transurethral prostatic resection
Authors: Vasoo, S.
Chin, C.M. 
Tambyah, P.A. 
Issue Date: Mar-2005
Citation: Vasoo, S., Chin, C.M., Tambyah, P.A. (2005-03). Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis after transurethral prostatic resection. Urology 65 (3) : 592.e21-592.e23. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: We report the first case, to our knowledge, of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis complicating transurethral prostatic resection for benign prostatic hyperplasia. The patient had been catheterized preoperatively because of urinary retention and, postoperatively, developed pyrexia with persistent methicillin-resistant S. aureus-positive blood cultures. The cause remained elusive, despite extensive investigations (including echocardiography), until he developed embolic phenomena pathognomonic of infective endocarditis 1 month into treatment with intravenous vancomycin. © 2005 Elsevier Inc.
Source Title: Urology
ISSN: 00904295
DOI: 10.1016/j.urology.2004.09.038
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