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J. Clin. Microbiol. 2002 Jul;40(7):2689-90
Enterococcus hirae is a rare isolate in clinical specimens. We describe a case of native aortic-valve endocarditis that was caused by Enterococcus hirae in a 72-year-old man. This is the first reported case of endocarditis due to this organism.