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All contamination episodes should be reported immediately to the PD Nursing staff (ext/pager 5721) or to Consultant on call after office hours.
Touch contamination to end of extension with closed clamp
Contamination of extension above closed clamp - not occurring during dialysis treatment
Break in Tenckhoff or extension with open clamp or on the patient side of a closed clamp
Any contamination that occurs during dialysis treatment
If prolonged exposure of open Tenckhoff or fluid infused after contamination or contamination occurring in particularly high risk environment consider treating as per peritonitis protocol Peritonitis Protocol ( 3.4.1)
All patients treated with IPAB need concurrent nystatin as fungal prophylaxis
Reassess at 48 hours based on cultures and cell count to determine ongoing treatment.
If peritonitis occurs, treat as per Peritonitis Protocol ( 3.4.1)