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Peritonitis by scedosporium apiospermum in a patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis

Severo, L.C.; Oliveira, F.d.; Garcia, C.D.; Uhlmann, A.; Londero, A.T.

Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo 41(4): 263-264


ISSN/ISBN: 0036-4665
PMID: 10564923
Accession: 003227484

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A case is reported in a 12-year-old boy from Brazil, who was undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, who developed abdominal pain and cloudy dialysate fluid in 1993. Microbiological examination of the sediment of the centrifuged dialysate revealed hyaline, septate hyphae and cultures grew S. apiospermum.

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