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Successful treatment of PD peritonitis due to brevundimonas vesicularis

Christiadi, D; Singer, Richard; Roberts, Darren

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Brevundimonas vesicularis is a rare cause of peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis (PD peritonitis). One documented case report described poor outcome despite treatment with appropriate antibiotics. Here, we report the successful treatment of PD peritonitis due to Brevundimonas vesicularis with 21 days of intraperitoneal (IP) antibiotics using the regimen described for Pseudomonas aeruginosa, notably IP gentamicin (10 days) followed by IP cefepime and oral ciprofloxacin (11 days). Despite...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/218767
Source: Peritoneal Dialysis International
DOI: 10.3747/pdi.2018.00014

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