dialysis-associated peritonitis

dialysis-associated peritonitis

Dialysis ascites Nephrology Exudative peritonitis related to chronic dialysis, attributed to bacteria–especially pneumococci and staphylococci introduced during dialysis Management The LeVeen shunt may be effective in treating DA
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Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis (PDAP) is a problem in patients with renal disease; current therapy for PDAP typically includes cefazolin, or vancomycin where bacterial resistance is present.