Uncommon presentation of CAPD-related peritonitis with unusual organism: Kocuria kristinae. Case report and review of the literature

Barutcu Atas D., Arikan H. , Aykent B., AŞICIOĞLU E. , VELİOĞLU A. , Tuglular S. , ...More

MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.30, no.1, pp.44-46, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5472/marumj.299397
  • Title of Journal : MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.44-46


Kocuria kristinae is a gram-positive coccus of Micrococcaceae family. Kocuria kristinae inhabits the skin and mucous membranes. It can cause opportunistic infections in patients with indwelling devices and severe underlying diseases.