Trichosporon beigelii peritonitis associated with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis

Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. Mar-Apr 1994;36(2):121-3. doi: 10.1590/s0036-46651994000200005.


This paper reports a case of peritonitis caused by Trichosporon beigelii in a woman submitted to continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. Diagnosis was established by direct examination and culture of dialysis effluent.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Peritoneal Dialysis, Continuous Ambulatory / adverse effects*
  • Peritonitis / diagnosis
  • Peritonitis / microbiology*
  • Trichosporon / isolation & purification*
  • Trichosporon / pathogenicity