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Mycobacterium chelonae peritonitis in a patient on peritoneal dialysis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18350455     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Non-tuberculous mycobacteria peritonitis is uncommon with the majority of cases reported in patients on peritoneal dialysis with diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Here we present a case of Mycobacterium chelonae peritonitis and review other cases in the literature to discuss the clinical spectrum, diagnostics, regimens and duration of treatment, and outcome.
Kun-Feng Lee; Han-Hsiang Chen; Chih-Jen Wu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Renal failure     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1525-6049     ISO Abbreviation:  Ren Fail     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-03-19     Completed Date:  2008-06-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701128     Medline TA:  Ren Fail     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  335-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Middle Aged
Mycobacterium Infections, Atypical / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Mycobacterium chelonae / isolation & purification*
Peritoneal Dialysis / adverse effects*
Peritonitis / microbiology*

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