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Remembering the most common infectious microorganism that cause a particular infective endocarditis can be a hassle at times.

Here's a mnemonic that can help
natiVe valve ---> Streptococcus Viridans
Prosthetic valve ---> Staphylococcus ePidermidis
Drug Addicts ---> Staphylococcus Aureus

Please note that Viridans group of streptococci include the following:
S. mitis, S. mutans, S. sanguis, and S. salivarius. S. mutans is famous after dental procedures.
 

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Remembering the most common infectious microorganism that cause a particular infective endocarditis can be a hassle at times.

Here's a mnemonic that can help
natiVe valve ---> Streptococcus Viridans
Prosthetic valve ---> Staphylococcus ePidermidis
Drug Addicts ---> Staphylococcus Aureus

Please note that Viridans group of streptococci include the following:
S. mitis, S. mutans, S. sanguis, and S. salivarius. S. mutans is famous after dental procedures.
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