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Is there a vaccine for peritoneal diseases?

Because there are many different kinds of peritoneal diseases, there is no single vaccine that can prevent or cure all of them. Some peritoneal diseases do have vaccines, while others do not. There are two vaccines for typhoid fever, for example. However, neither is totally foolproof and both need to be administered again after a certain length of time. Although antibiotics can help with peritonitis, this illness is an example of a peritoneal disease that does not have a vaccine.

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