Uncommon presentation of CAPD-related peritonitis with unusual organism: Kocuria kristinae. Case report and review of the literature

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BARUTCU ATAS, Dilek; ARIKAN, Hakki; AYKENT, Basar; ASICIOGLU, Ebru; VELIOGLU, Arzu; TUGLULAR, Serhan; OZENER, Cetin; (2017)
  • Publisher: Marmara University
  • Journal: issn: 1019-1941, eissn: 1309-9469
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5472/marumj.299397
  • Subject: Back pain,Kocuria kristinae,Peritonitis,Peritoneal dialysis
    mesheuropmc: urologic and male genital diseases | female genital diseases and pregnancy complications

Kocuria kristinae is a gram-positive coccus of Micrococcaceae family. Kocuria kristinae inhabits the skin and mucous membranes. It can cause opportunistic infections in patients with indwelling devices and severe underlying diseases. We describe here a c... View more
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