Bordetella Holmesii Endocarditis: Case Report and Review of LiteratureCouturier, Amy P. MD*; Dahl, Karen MD†Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal: June 2014 - Volume 33 - Issue 6 - p 661–664 doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000234 Brief Reports Abstract Author Information Abstract The second case of Bordetella holmesii endocarditis in a pediatric patient is presented. This patient had a prosthetic mitral valve and asplenia. He was successfully treated with 6 weeks of intravenous meropenem. We review all 9 other reported cases of endocarditis and summarize treatment and outcome. Five were immunocompromised and 6 had predisposing cardiac conditions. Author Information From the *Michigan State University College of Human Medicine; and †Pediatric Infectious Disease Spectrum Health Medical Group, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI. Accepted for publication December 4, 2013. The authors have no funding or conflict of interest to disclose. Address for correspondence: Karen Dahl, MD, Division Chief, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, 100 Michigan St NE Mail Code 177, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. E-mail: email@example.com. © 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.