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Table 4 Removal of PD catheter in various causative agents in peritonitis

From: Causative organisms and outcomes of peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis in Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Malaysia: a 3-year analysis

  Removal of catheter Total
  Yes No
Gram-positive 7 (16.7%) 35 (83.3%) 42
Gram-negative 14 (38.9%) 22 (61.1%) 36
Fungal 3 (75.0%) 1 (25.0%) 4
Tuberculosis 2 (100%) 0 (0.0%) 2
Polybacterial 3 (60.0%) 2 (40.0%) 5
Culture-negative 3 (8.6%) 32 (91.4%) 35
Total 32 (26.6%) 92 (73.4%) 124