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Table 3 Etiology of infection-related deaths

From: The impact of peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis on mortality in peritoneal dialysis patients

Causes N (%)
Peritonitis 19 (41.3%)
Pneumonia 16 (34.8%)
Gastrointestinal infections 5 (10.9%)
Diabetic foot and subsequent sepsis 2 (4.3%)
Acute endocarditis 1 (2.2%)
Acute gallstone pancreatitis 1 (2.2%)
Tuberculosis 1 (2.2%)
Sepsis with pathogen from unclear foci 1 (2.2%)
Total 46 (100%)