A case of successfully treated relapsing peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis caused by Gordonia bronchialis in a farmer
Publication date: Available online 29 November 2017
Source:Néphrologie & Thérapeutique
Author(s): Diana Sukackiene, Laurynas Rimsevicius, Silvija Kiveryte, Kristina Marcinkeviciene, Maksim Bratchikov, Dalia Zokaityte, Ramunas Tyla, Agne Laucyte-Cibulskiene, Marius Miglinas
Gordonia species are aerobic, weakly acid-fast, Gram-positive pathogens that rarely cause human infections, usually in immunocompromised patients. It is uncommon bacilli in cases of peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis. The small number of infections with Gordonia species reported for humans may be stipulated by...