Peritonitis due to Blastobotrys proliferans in a patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis

Quirin, N.; Desnos-Ollivier, M.; Cantin, J.F.; Valery, J.C.; Doussy, Y.; Goursaud, R.; Dromer, F.; Tivollier, J.M.

Journal of Clinical Microbiology 45(10): 3453-3455

2007


ISSN/ISBN: 0095-1137
PMID: 17699647
DOI: 10.1128/jcm.00967-07
Accession: 016631880

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Abstract
Blastobotrys proliferans is an ascomycetous yeast never previously reported as a human pathogen. Here we report a case of peritonitis due to Blastobotrys proliferans in a 46-year-old man undergoing peritoneal dialysis.