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Peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients from a hospital in Lima, Peru

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dc.contributor.author Pineda-Borja, V.
dc.contributor.author Andrade-Santiváñez, C.
dc.contributor.author Arce-Gomez, G.
dc.contributor.author Rabanal, C.L.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-12-14T16:11:11Z
dc.date.available 2020-12-14T16:11:11Z
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/8866
dc.description.abstract In order to determine the rate and factors related to peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients treated at a hospital in Lima, Peru; a retrospective single-cohort study was conducted during the period 2014-2016. All patients diagnosed with chronic renal disease from the PD program at the Cayetano Heredia Hospital were included. The incidence rate of peritonitis was estimated and a bivariate analysis was per-formed to assess related factors. A total of 73 patients were included. The incidence rate of peritonitis was 0.60 episodes per patient per year; 46.7% of the cultures were positive and the most common isolated germ was S. aureus. Lower albumin and hematocrit values were found to be related to peritonitis. In this study, the incidence rate of peritonitis and negative cultures were found to be higher than the interna-tionally estimated rate. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.language.iso spa
dc.publisher Instituto Nacional de Salud
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1726-4642
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject UNAVAILABLE en_US
dc.title Peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients from a hospital in Lima, Peru en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.17843/rpmesp.2020.373.4744
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.03.05


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