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Case Reports in Nephrology
Volume 2017, Article ID 5760254, 2 pages
Case Report

Acinetobacter lwoffii Peritonitis in a Patient on Automated Peritoneal Dialysis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

1Department of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
2Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey

Correspondence should be addressed to Mevlut Ceri; moc.liamg@irectulvem

Received 3 January 2017; Revised 11 April 2017; Accepted 15 June 2017; Published 26 July 2017

Academic Editor: Rumeyza Kazancioglu

Copyright © 2017 Murat Yasar Tas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Acinetobacter lwoffii, a nonfermentative gram-negative aerobic bacillus, which presents in the normal flora of the oropharynx and skin, has recently been reported as a cause of human infection. Herein, the authors present a case report of peritonitis related to automated peritoneal dialysis caused by A. lwoffii.