Posted by Eureka from IP 126.96.36.199 on March 10, 2012 at 01:59:52:
A 19yo with ho cyanotic Cong Heart Disease who had shunt in infancy presented with fever(103.3deg F) and
chills. Exam revealed a continous murmur all over the precodium. He also had a very poor dental hygiene.
He was non-compliant with his prophylactic antibiotics.
You suspect source of illness to be dental in origin, what is the most likely organism?
A. Streps pyogenes
B. Streps agalactiae
C. Streps mutans
D. Staph aureus
E. Staph epidermidis
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