Neisseria elongata subsp. elongata, previously considered nonpathogenic, is a potential agent of human endocarditis. We report the second case of human endocarditis caused by this organism. The patient was successfully treated with Ceftriaxone alone for a total of six weeks.
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC) group M 6 endocarditis
- Neisseria elongata
- Neisseria elongata subsp. elongata
- Neisseria species