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
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.