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  • Peritonitis with Diarrhea Could be C-diff

    Cloudy PD dialysate can signal infectious peritonitis from a variety of causes—including C-diff. But, use of cephalosporins could worsen a C-diff infection. A new article presents two case histories of C-diff peritonitis and suggests reexamining the traditional empiric treatment of peritonitis when diarrhea is present.

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    Tags: PD Dialysate, Infectious Peritonitis, C diff, Cephalosporins, Empiric Treatment, Diarrhea