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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 428-430
Brucella Peritonitis in a Patient on Peritoneal Dialysis


Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Adel Alothman
Department of Medicine, Mail Code 1443, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
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Brucellosis is endemic in Saudi Arabia. Brucella peritonitis is an uncommon clinical condition. We herewith report a 67-year-old man with chronic renal failure on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) for four months, who developed chronic brucella peritonitis. Peritoneal fluid grew brucella species with positive brucella serology.


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