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Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice:
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e3181f5eac5
Review Articles

Peritonitis Due to Methylobacterium mesophilicum Complicating Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis

Zhao, Jing J. PharmD*; Chopra, Teena MD†; Bernabela, Luigino MD‡; Revankar, Sanjay G. MD†

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Abstract

Methylobacterium mesophilicum is being increasingly reported as a cause of opportunistic infections in immunocompromised patients. We report 2 cases of peritonitis caused by M. mesophilicum in patients undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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