07 May, 2017


Changhua CHEN
Ping-Fang CHIU
Jen-Shiou LIN
DOI: 10.1590/0102-6720201700020018
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Peritonitis is a common and serious complication of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD)1, and peritonitis is still the major leading cause of death in around 16% of patients receiving it in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis1. Its usual etiological agent in peritonitis is a gram-positive coccus, while Neisseria subflava rarely causes peritonitis.

Peritonitis, Treatment failure, Catheter-related infections,

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