Mycoplasma edwardii peritonitis in a patient on maintenance peritoneal dialysis.

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  • Mycoplasma edwardii (M. edwardii) is an anthropozoonotic microorganism found in the upper respiratory and urogenital tracts of dogs. M. edwardii was one of the microbes isolated from peritoneal fluid of a 10-year-old child diagnosed with polymicrobial peritonitis following a puncture of dialysis tubing by a pet dog. Other unique pathogens representative of canine oral microflora isolated from this patient on peritoneal dialysis were Kingella denitrificans, Actinomycetes species and Capnocytophaga cynodegmi.
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  • Animals, Child, Dogs, Equipment Failure, Female, Humans, Mycoplasma, Mycoplasma Infections, Peritoneal Dialysis, Peritonitis
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  • Lalan SP; Warady BA; Blowey D; Waites KB; Selvarangan R
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  • 45
  • End Page

  • 48
  • Volume

  • 83
  • Issue

  • 1