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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 36-38

A rare case of early Burkholderia cepacia peritonitis in a chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patient


1 Department of Microbiology, ABVIMS and Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Nephroology, ABVIMS and Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Arvind Achra
Department of Microbiology, ABVIMS and Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi - 110 001
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/IOPD.IOPD_6_20

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Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) is one of the preferred forms of renal replacement therapy. However, peritonitis is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality associated with CAPD. Here, we report a case of Burkholderia cepacia peritonitis which required combination of antibiotics and catheter removal for its treatment.


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