TABLE 1.

Reported infections caused by Staphylococcus lugdunensis

Infection typeReference(s)
Cardiovascular infection
    Native valve endocarditis1, 2, 7, 17, 19, 26, 38, 42, 50, 53, 55, 58, 60, 70, 71, 87, 89, 95, 98, 99, 104-106, 109, 116, 134, 139, 144, 148, 149, 155, 156, 160, 161, 166, 169-171, 180, 183, 187, 189, 193, 195-197
    Prosthetic valve endocarditis2, 37, 53, 60, 96, 164, 183
    Pacemaker-related endocarditis2, 15, 101, 162
    Myocarditis142
Skin and soft tissue infection1, 60, 83, 177
    Abscesses or wounds10, 60, 82, 131, 177, 186
    Nonpuerperal breast abscess4, 108, 194
Bloodstream infection, sepsis, or septic shock25, 51, 60, 178
Toxic shock syndrome133
Acute oral infection (abscesses, osteomyelitis)200
UTI24, 79
Bone and joint infection167
    Infective arthritis or osteomyelitis60, 98, 118, 132, 181
    Vertebral osteomyelitis77, 98, 121, 198
    Disk space infection18, 20, 36, 78
    Prosthetic joint infection154, 158, 182, 198
Central nervous system infection
    Brain abscess60, 71
    Meningitis88
    Ventriculoperitoneal shunt infection52, 157
Peritonitis60, 111, 159
Ocular infection
    Suppurative keratitis141
    Postoperative endophthalmitis6, 29