Peritoneal catheter exit-site infections caused by rapidly-growing atypical mycobacteria.

@article{Hevia2000PeritonealCE,
  title={Peritoneal catheter exit-site infections caused by rapidly-growing atypical mycobacteria.},
  author={Covadonga Hevia and Mar{\'i}a Auxiliadora Bajo and Jos{\'e} Antonio S{\'a}nchez-Tom{\'e}ro and Gloria del Peso and Antonio Fern{\'a}ndez-Perp{\'e}n and Isabel Mill{\'a}n and Alfredo Aguilera and Rafael Selgas},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={15 9},
  pages={
          1458-60
        }
}
A 27-year-old woman with renal failure due to systemic The incidence of mycobacteriae infections has grown lupus erythaematosus was treated with PD for 16 rapidly over the last few years. In particular, nonmonths. During this time, she observed granulation tuberculous mycobacteriae infections, especially those tissue and purulent discharge at the catheter exit-site. caused by Mycobacterium fortuitum and MycoRepeated cultures were negative until August 1995. At bacterium chelonae, are becoming… CONTINUE READING

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