Corynebacterium species: um agente de peritonite raro em diálise peritoneal e um desafio terapêutico

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Ferreira, Joel; Teixeira e Costa, Fernando; Ramos, Aura;
  • Publisher: Sociedade Portuguesa de Nefrologia
  • Subject: Antibioticos | peritonite | peritonitis | peritoneal dialysis | dialise peritoneal | Antibiotics | Corynebacterium

Introduction: Corynebacterium is a component of normal skin flora and it is responsible for an increasing incidence of nosocomial infections in the last decades. Peritonitis and exit-site infections caused by this microorganism are uncommon but have a significant clinic... View more
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