Vancomycin and ceftazidime in the treatment of CAPD peritonitis.

  title={Vancomycin and ceftazidime in the treatment of CAPD peritonitis.},
  author={Martin Beaman and L Solaro and Richard J S McGonigle and Jonathan Michael and Dwomoa Adu},
  volume={51 1},
102 episodes of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) peritonitis were studied prospectively during a 288-day period at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. Organisms were isolated from 76% of the episodes, with coagulase-negative staphylococci, being the most commonly encountered organism (55%). Initial treatment consisted of intraperitoneal vancomycin and ceftazidime with subsequent adjustment on the basis of antibiotic sensitivities. With this regimen, 83% of the positive… CONTINUE READING