Journal Watch - Pets
Do Pets Boost the Risk of Peritonitis on PD? A DOPPS Study
Surprisingly, the answer was no. Among 3,655 PD patients from eight country followed for a median of 14 months (55,475 patient months), the peritonitis rate was 0.29 episodes per year, with no increased risk for pet ownership—except in households with both cats and dogs, where the risk was 45% higher.
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