Section 3
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Peritonitis caused by Candida lusitaniae in patient on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD)

García-Martos, P.; Díaz, J.; Castaño, M.; Pérez, M.; Marín, P.

Clinical Nephrology 36(1): 50


ISSN/ISBN: 0301-0430
PMID: 1889152
Accession: 002182573

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A case of peritonitis is reported in a 79-yr-old man who had been maintained on CAPD for 2 yrs. C. lusitaniae was isolated from peritoneal fluid and catheter. The patient was treated with intraperitoneal 5-fluorocytosine at a dose of 200 mg every 6 h for 3 d, decreasing to 100 mg/6 h. Ketoconazole was given simultaneously at a dose of 400 mg/d orally, this being substituted by intraperitoneal miconazole (100 mg/6 h).

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