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
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.