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Successful treatment of Pseudomonas paucimobilis haemodialysis catheter-related sepsis without catheter removal.
  1. D. Saltissi,
  2. D. J. Macfarlane
  1. Department of Renal Medicine, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia.


    Infection is the most common complication of long-term central venous access lines. We report a case of central venous haemodialysis catheter infection with Pseudomonas paucimobilis, successfully treated by prolonged antibiotic administration without catheter removal. The implications are discussed.

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