Candida peritonitis complicating peritoneal dialysis: successful treatment with low dose amphotericin B therapy

I. N. Mandell, M. J. Ahern, A. S. Kliger, V. T. Andriole

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Abstract

Two patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis with permanent indwelling peritoneal catheters who developed Candida albicans peritonitis are presented. Both patients were successfully treated with low dose intravenous amphotericin B. Sequential candida precipitin assays were performed and the diagnostic application is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)492-496
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Nephrology
Volume6
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1976
Externally publishedYes

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Mandell, I. N., Ahern, M. J., Kliger, A. S., & Andriole, V. T. (1976). Candida peritonitis complicating peritoneal dialysis: successful treatment with low dose amphotericin B therapy. Clinical Nephrology, 6(5), 492-496.