Fatal peritonitis due to Trichoderma sp in a patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis


Esel D., Koc A., Utas C., Karaca N., Bozdemir N.

MYCOSES, vol.46, pp.71-73, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1439-0507.2003.00814.x
  • Journal Name: MYCOSES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.71-73
  • Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

We describe a rare case of peritonitis caused by an unusual fungus, Trichoderma sp., in a patient on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. Management of the patient consisted of Tenckhoff catheter removal and antifungal chemotherapy, but the patient died.