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Peritonitis due to Exophiala jeanselmei in a patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis

Agarwal, S.; Goodman, N.L.; Malluche, H.H.

American Journal of Kidney Diseases the Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation 21(6): 673-675


ISSN/ISBN: 0272-6386
PMID: 8503424
DOI: 10.1016/s0272-6386(12)80043-6
Accession: 002454863

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We describe the second reported case of peritonitis caused by the fungus Exophiala jeanselmei in a patient on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) and the first such patient to survive. Management of the patient consisted of Tenckhoff catheter removal and intravenous amphotericin B.

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