Predicting the course of peritonitis in patients receiving continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.

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BACKGROUND Peritonitis is a common problem for patients receiving continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. Episodes that do not respond to antibiotics within 96 hours are associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. The purpose of this study was to develop a method for identifying these patients at the time of hospital admission. METHODS We… (More)

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