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Clostridium Ramosum - A Rare Cause of Peritoneal Dialysis-Related Peritonitis


Gerber, Jennifer Scotti; Berney-Meyer, Linda; Segerer, Stephan (2018). Clostridium Ramosum - A Rare Cause of Peritoneal Dialysis-Related Peritonitis. Peritoneal Dialysis International, 38(3):231-232.

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We present the first report of a patient with peritoneal dialysis (PD)-related peritonitis due to , an anaerobe bacterium that is commonly found in normal fecal flora. On rare occasions, it can be pathogenic in immunocompromised individuals. species, including , should be included in the differential diagnosis of PD-related peritonitis.

Abstract

We present the first report of a patient with peritoneal dialysis (PD)-related peritonitis due to , an anaerobe bacterium that is commonly found in normal fecal flora. On rare occasions, it can be pathogenic in immunocompromised individuals. species, including , should be included in the differential diagnosis of PD-related peritonitis.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Nephrology
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2018
Deposited On:08 Mar 2019 11:24
Last Modified:25 Sep 2019 00:27
Publisher:Multimed Inc.
ISSN:0896-8608
OA Status:Closed
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.3747/pdi.2017.00153
PubMed ID:29848602

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