Corynebacterium equi peritonitis in a patient receiving peritoneal dialysis.

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Our patient represents the first reported case of peritonitis due to C equi. He had no known exposure to farm or domestic animals, and no evidence of underlying systemic immunodeficiency. After relapse, the patient was successfully treated with vancomycin, and catheter removal was not necessary. We suggest that C equi be added to the growing list of… (More)

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