| : predisposing heart condition or intravenous drug use |
: temperature > 38.0° C (100.4° F)
: major arterial emboli, septic pulmonary infarcts, mycotic aneurysm, intracranial hemorrhage, conjunctival hemorrhages, and Janeway lesions
: glomerulonephritis, Osler's nodes, Roth spots (what's this?), and rheumatoid factor
: positive blood culture but does not meet a major criterion as noted above¹ or serological evidence of active infection with organism consistent with IE
: consistent with IE but do not meet a major criterion as noted above
¹ Excludes single positive cultures for coagulase-negative staphylococci, diphtheroids, and organisms that do not commonly cause endocarditis.
|Duke Clinical Criteria for Infective Endocarditis:|