Introduction We present a case of a 30-year-old white female in prior good health, who developed post partum septic pelvic thrombophlebitis with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.
Staphylococcus aureus is a Gram-positive bacterium frequently implicated in a variety of infectious processes ranging from relatively benign skin infections to life-threatening systemic illnesses. The organism possesses several properties that contribute to its ability to cause serious disease, including the production of toxins. Since S. aureus is a significant cause of nosocomial and community-acquired infections, […]
Introduction Staphylococcus aureus (SA) is a common etiology for infective endocarditis (IE) in both injectable drug users (IDUs) and non-injectable drug users. It may also occur as a healthcare associated infection (i.e., hemodialysis or line-associated). Worldwide regional variation has recently been described (1). Historically, MRSA has been specifically associated with IDU and IE in Detroit, […]
Byline: Jonathan O. Isibor, Sunday O. Samuel, Edith O. Ehigiator, Nyoho J. Inyang and Osamuyimen Igbinovia ABSTRACT