Molecular Analysis of Blood for the Detection of Cardiovascular Pathogens


About this study

The purpose of this study is to test whether metagenomic shotgun sequencing can identify pathogens causing cardiovascular infections such as infective endocarditis or myocarditis.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals with known or suspected cardiovascular infections.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Individuals unable to give consent.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Matthew Thoendel, M.D., Ph.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Matthew Thoendel M.D., Ph.D.


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