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Peritoneal dialysis–related peritonitis with an unexpected micro-organism: enterococcus hirae

Dilek Barutcu Atas, Basar Aykent, Ebru Asicioglu, Hakki Arikan,Arzu Velioglu, Serhan Tuglular, Cetin Ozener


Enterococcus Hirae is a gram-positive, facultative, anaerobic bacteria which is usually a zoonotic pathogen rarely isolated from human infections. There are no published reports describing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) related- peritonitis with Enterococus Hirae in the literature.
With the following report, we describe the case of peritoneal dialysis (PD)-related peritonitis due to Enterococcus Hirae.

Key words: Enterococcus Hirae, peritonitis, peritoneal dialysis

Med-Science. 2017; 6(1): 120-1

Medicine Science Vol:6 Issue:1 Year:2017 PP:1-181
Posted in Vol: 6 Issue: 1 Year: 2017 March pp: 1–181

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