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Duke Criteria

The Duke criteria are a set of major and minor criteria used for the diagnosis of infective endocarditis.

Major Criteria
  • Viridans streptococcus
  • Streptococcus bovis
  • HACEK group
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Community-acquired Enterococci
  • Oscillating intracardiac mass on valve or supporting structures in the path of regurgitant jets
  • Abscess
  • New partial dehiscence of prosthetic valve or new valvular regurgitation
Minor Criteria