Unusual causes of peritonitis in a peritoneal dialysis patient: Alcaligenes faecalis and Pantoea agglomerans.

Kahveci A. , AŞICIOĞLU E. , TİGEN E. , Ari E., Arikan H. , ODABAŞI Z. , ...More

Annals of clinical microbiology and antimicrobials, vol.10, pp.12, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1476-0711-10-12
  • Title of Journal : Annals of clinical microbiology and antimicrobials
  • Page Numbers: pp.12


An 87-year-old female who was undergoing peritoneal dialysis presented with peritonitis caused by Alcaligenes faecalis and Pantoea agglomerans in consecutive years. With the following report we discuss the importance of these unusual microorganisms in peritoneal dialysis patients.