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Prevention of Bacterial Endocarditis | Antibiotic Prophylaxis Prior to Nondental Procedure

Purpose:

To identify a patient who should receive prophylactic antibiotics to prevent infective endocarditis prior to a nondental procedure.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Objective:

pharmacogenetics, prevention

ICD-10:

I33, Z79.2

Description:

Most patients undergoing a nondental procedure do not require antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent infective endocarditis.

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