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Table 1 Reports of damage to PD equipment caused by animals

From: A case of damage to a peritoneal dialysis tubing by a pet cockatoo and review of the literature

Case References Year reported Age (y)/sex PD type Animal exposure State of damage of PD equipment Peritonitis Culture results
1 Paul et al. [1] 1987 55/F CCPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured + Pasteurella multocida
2 London et al. [2] 1991 54/M CCPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured + Pasteurella multocida
3 Makin et al. [3] 1991 39/M CAPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured + Neisseria pharyngis
4 Makin et al. [3] 1991 58/F CAPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured Staphylococcus hominis
5 Makin et al. [3] 1991 73/M CAPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured Sterile
6 Makin et al. [3] 1991 24/F CAPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured Sterile
7 Kitching et al. [4] 1996 75/M CAPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured + Pasteurella multocida
8 Uribarri et al. [5] 1996 42/F CCPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured + Pasteurella multocida
9 Loghman et al. [6] 1997 12/F CCPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured + Pasteurella multocida
10 Joh et al. [7] 1998 55/M CCPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured + Pasteurella multocida
11 Chadha et al. [8] 1999 18/M CCPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured + Capnocytophaga canimorsus
12 Hamai et al. [9] 1999 49/M CCPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured + Enterobacter agglomerans, Pasteurella multocida, alpha-Streptcoccus
13 Van Langenhove et al. [10] 2000 22/F CCPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured + Pasteurella multocida
14 Campos et al. [11] 2000 8/M CCPD Hamster Dialysis tubing punctured + Pasteurella pneumotropica
15 Freeman et al. [12] 2004 14/F Unknown Hamster Peritoneal catheter punctured + Pasteurella aerogenes
16 Mat et al. [13] 2005 52/M CCPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured + Pasteurella multocida
17 Malik et al. 2005 21/F CCPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured + Pasteurella multocida
18 Malik et al. 2005 58/M CCPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured + Pasteurella multocida
19 Sedlacek et al. [15] 2008 57/F CCPD Cockatoo Dialysis tubing punctured + Mucor species
20 Rondon-Berrios et al. [16] 2010 38/M CCPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured + Pasteurella multocida
21 Nishina et al. [17] 2012 45/M CCPD Cat PD solution bag punctured + Pasteurella multocida
22 Giron et al. [18] 2017 72/M CCPD Cat Dialysis tubing punctured + Pasteurella multocida and Streptcoccus canis
23 Present case 2018 65/M CAPD Cockatoo Dialysis tubing cut NA
  1. PD peritoneal dialysis, F female, M male, CCPD continuous cycler peritoneal dialysis, CAPD continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, NA not available