Objective: Infective endocarditis due to Enterococus Gallinarum is a rare clinical condition.
We present a case of an 85 years old male with a history of the valvular disease and permanent
pace maker with past medical history of repetitive urinary tract infections in the previous months,
who presented to the emergency department with fever, urinary disturbances, general malaise and
positive blood cultures for Enterococcus Gallinarum.
Methods: Echocardiography was a useful diagnostic method in the present case, showing the vegetation
on the tricuspid valve.
Results: This case is notable because tricuspid valve endocarditis due to Enterococcus Gallinarum
is a rare clinical condition and improves knowledge of disease and management in patients with
Keywords: Endocarditis, enterococus, urinary tract infection, meningitis, pathogens, chronic, atrial fibrillation.
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