Clinical and microbiological characteristics of peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae in southern Taiwan.

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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE(S) Gram-negative peritonitis is a frequent and serious complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD). No previous reports have focused on Klebsiella pneumoniae infection. The aim of this study was to investigate the host and bacterial factors associated with K. pneumoniae PD-related peritonitis. METHODS We retrospectively studied K… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmii.2013.10.002

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