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Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo

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Abstract

SEVERO, Luiz Carlos et al. Peritonitis by Scedosporium apiospermum in a patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. Rev. Inst. Med. trop. S. Paulo [online]. 1999, vol.41, n.4, pp. 263-264. ISSN 0036-4665.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0036-46651999000400012.

A case of peritonitis due to Scedosporium apiospermum in a boy undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis is reported. The finding of suggestive tissual form of the fungus in the effluent hastened the diagnosis of the infection.

Keywords : Scedosporiosis; Scedosporium apiospermum; Dialysis; Peritonitis.

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