In the period previous to sample collection, no peritonitis of fungal origin was recorded, and only one exit-site infection
episode was recorded from fungal origin, namely, due to C.
He had an episode of PD catheter exit-site infection
with Staphylococcus aureus and Corynebacterium species a year ago that was treated with antibiotics.
Mupirocin for preventing exit-site infection
and peritonitis in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis.
Lastly, PD-specific data extracted was system type (Baxter or Fresenius), length of time on PD, type of PD regimen (CAPD or APD), membrane type, dialysis adequacy, number of episodes of peritonitis, number of episodes of exit-site infection
, type and number of PD complications (leaks, hernia, blockage), and reasons for leaving PD.
Atypical mycobacterial exit-site infection
and peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients on prophylactic exit-site gentamicin cream.
However, catheter exit-site infection
was more frequent in patients with clinical sepsis (Figure).
In June, the patient developed a suspected catheter exit-site infection
, and the temporary dialysis catheter was removed; cultures of the exit site and catheter tip subsequently grew S.
 The Mupirocin Study Group, "Nasal mupirocin prevents Staphylococcus aureus exit-site infection
during peritoneal dialysis," Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, vol.
of peritoneal catheter is reduced by the use of polyhexanide.
Prevention of exit-site infection
should be initiated immediately post-catheter insertion.
in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: a review.
The number of patients who do not meet current ISPD adequacy guidelines, incidence of exit-site infection
and peritonitis rates are detailed and analysed.