Fungal peritonitis in 15 patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD).

@article{ManzanoGayosso2003FungalPI,
  title={Fungal peritonitis in 15 patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD).},
  author={Patricia Manzano-Gayosso and Francisca Hern{\'a}ndez-hern{\'a}ndez and Luis Javier M{\'e}nd{\'e}z-Tovar and J Gonz{\'a}lez-Monroy and Rub{\'e}n L{\'o}pez-mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={Mycoses},
  year={2003},
  volume={46 9-10},
  pages={425-9}
}
Peritonitis is a frequent complication in patients with chronic renal failure on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) treatment. The aim of this study was to know the prevalence of fungal peritonitis on patients undergoing CAPD, and to determine the antifungal susceptibility pattern of the identified isolates. Samples of the peritoneal dialysis fluid from 165 patients on CAPD treatment with peritonitis manifestations were submitted to mycological study (direct microscopic… CONTINUE READING