TITLE

Peritonitis due to uncommon gram-positive pathogens in children undergoing peritoneal dialysis

AUTHOR(S)
Dotis, J.; Printza, N.; Papachristou, F.
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Hippokratia;2012, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p267
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Peritonitis is still the main complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD) in children. Staphylococcus, especially Staphylococcus epidermidis and Staphylococcus aureus, are the predominant species isolated, followed by Streptococcus spp. and by far by gram-negative bacteria and fungi. We describe three cases of PD-related peritonitis in pediatric patients due to uncommon gram-positive pathogens, which were treated with intraperitoneal antibiotic agents.
ACCESSION #
92505130

 

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