We report the first case of Pasteurella pneumotropica peritonitis in a peritoneal dialysis patient. This rare infection was the result of contamination of the dialysis tubing by a pet hamster. We stress the importance of household pets as a source of infection in the peritoneal dialysis population.
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Received: 17 March 2000 / Revised: 19 May 2000 / Accepted: 19 May 2000
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Campos, A., Taylor, J. & Campbell, M. Hamster bite peritonitis: Pasteurella pneumotropica peritonitis in a dialysis patient. Pediatr Nephrol 15, 31–32 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1007/s004670000432