Some Endocarditis Patients Will Get Shorter IV Antibiotic Courses

You'll see IV-to-PO switches with antibiotics for endocarditis.

Patients with these heart infections usually require 4 to 6 weeks of IV antibiotics...to kill bacteria deep in the heart tissue and valves.

Endocarditis patients have to finish their IV antibiotics at home, after discharge...or stay in-house for the duration.

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