A case of recurrent catheter exit site infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa is presented in a patient receiving home parenteral nutrition. The past episodes were managed by elective catheter replacement following extrusion of the catheter cuff. We describe the successful use of acetic acid to the exit site which resulted in the eradication of the organism and complete resolution of all signs.
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