Table 2

 Conditions and procedures associated with infective endocarditis

Conditions and proceduresNumber (n = 78)
Invasive dental procedures29 (37.2%)
Cardiovascular surgery20 (25.6%)
Pneumonia11 (14.1%)
Invasive otolaryngeal procedures5 (6.4%)
Unexpected trauma4 (5.1%)
Atopic dermatitis4 (5.1%)
Central venous catheter2 (2.6%)
Catheter intervention1 (1.3%)
Meningitis1 (1.3%)
Piercings1 (1.3%)