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Molecular method simplifies diagnosis of infective endocarditis

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Microbiologists in the UK are enthusiastic about the role of 16S rRNA sequencing in helping to identify endocarditis, after using it to diagnose a case of culture negative infective endocarditis.

Theirs was a classic case after previous recent antibiotic treatment, which sequencing confirmed as streptococcal endocarditis, but the method is …

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