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Peritonitis Caused by <i>Roseomonas</i> in a Patient Undergoing Automated Peritoneal Dialysis: Case Report and Literature Review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22790133     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 48-year-old man was admitted with cloudy dialysate and diagnosed as peritoneal dialysis (PD)-related peritonitis caused by Roseomonas infection. This is the third case of PD-related peritonitis due to Roseomonas species and also the first case of peritonitis in automated peritoneal dialysis. Despite its low virulence and rare incidence in peritoneal dialysis, clinicians should be alert to the possibility of Roseomonas infection due to its high resistance to antibiotics. Literature on Roseomonas infection is also reviewed. The current guidelines for empirical peritonitis in PD patients do not adequately cover such infection. Refractory treatment in high risk cases should alert clinicians to upgrade antibiotics even for a vague manifestation.
Authors:
Shang-Feng Tsai; Chen-Hsu Chen; Kuo-Hsiung Shu; Ming-Ju Wu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-07-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1721-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan.
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