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Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) associated peritonitis in a young female: A case of peritonitis caused by Acinetobacter


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Author Details : Rajesh Kumar, Amit Kumar Singh*, Gian Prakash, Saurabh Kumar

Volume : 2, Issue : 3, Year : 2019

Article Page : 43-44


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Abstract

CAPD was very first invented in 1976 and gaining popularity over years because of convenience of home administration and even similar or superior survival in first 2 to 3 years. In the patient with CAPD, infection specially peritonitis including catheter related and tunnel infection are the most common complication.­­­1,2 The most common organism involved are gram positive bacteria.3 Acinetobactor, a broad group of pathogen consist of strictly aerobic, pleomorphic gram negative coccobacillary rods usually colonize in the aquatic environments and usually isolated from urine, tracheal secretions and CSF. Here we are going to present a case of CAPD associated peritonitis caused by acinetobactor.

Keywords: Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, Peritonitis, Acinetobacter infection.


How to cite : Kumar R, Singh A K, Prakash G, Kumar S, Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) associated peritonitis in a young female: A case of peritonitis caused by Acinetobacter. J Urol Nephrol Hepatol Sci 2019;2(3):43-44

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