<it>Mycobacterium fortuitum</it> as a cause of peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis: case report and review of the literature

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis (PD-peritonitis) due to <it>Mycobacterium spp</it> is uncommon. Non-tuberculous <it>Mycobacterium</it> (NTB) PD-peritonitis can present in a similar fashion to more c...

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Main Authors: Jiang Simon H, Roberts Darren M, Dawson Andrew H, Jardine Meg
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2012-06-01
Series:BMC Nephrology
Online Access:http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2369/13/35