Fatal peritonitis due to Trichoderma sp in a patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis

Esel D., Koc A. N. , Utas C. , Karaca N. , Bozdemir N.

MYCOSES, cilt.46, ss.71-73, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier


We describe a rare case of peritonitis caused by an unusual fungus, Trichoderma sp., in a patient on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. Management of the patient consisted of Tenckhoff catheter removal and antifungal chemotherapy, but the patient died.