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March 4, 1983

Treatment of Torulopsis glabrata Peritonitis With Intraperitoneal Amphotericin B

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Medicine (Drs Rahko, Davey, and Wheat) and Microbiology (Ms Bartlett), Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis.

JAMA. 1983;249(9):1187-1188. doi:10.1001/jama.1983.03330330065038

Torulopsis glabrata peritonitis occurred in a patient after surgery for a ruptured abdominal viscus. The infection was successfully treated with intraperitoneal amphotericin B alone. Pharmacokinetic information regarding the distribution and clearance of amphotericin B administered by this route is presented, and the clinical manifestations and treatment modalities for T glabrata and Candida peritonitis are reviewed.

(JAMA 1983;249:1187-1188)