Trichosporon beigelii peritonitis in a HIV-positive patient on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis

J Assoc Physicians India. 2000 Oct;48(10):1022-4.

Abstract

Peritonitis, the commonest complication of peritoneal dialysis, is usually bacterial in origin. Fungal peritonitis is rarely encountered. We are reporting a rare case of fungal peritonitis caused by Trichosporon beigelii in a patient on continuous ambulatory peritoned dialysis (CAPD), who was HIV positive.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections / diagnosis*
  • AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections / drug therapy
  • Adult
  • Fluconazole / administration & dosage
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • HIV Seropositivity
  • Humans
  • India
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic / therapy
  • Male
  • Mycoses / diagnosis*
  • Mycoses / drug therapy
  • Peritoneal Dialysis, Continuous Ambulatory / adverse effects*
  • Peritoneal Dialysis, Continuous Ambulatory / methods
  • Peritonitis / diagnosis*
  • Peritonitis / drug therapy
  • Peritonitis / etiology
  • Trichosporon / isolation & purification*

Substances

  • Fluconazole