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Human nocardiosis. A clinical review with selected case reports

Human nocardiosis. A clinical review with selected case reports

Archives of Internal Medicine 140(6): 818-826

Five cases are presented to demonstrate the spectrum and some specific aspects of diagnosis and treatment of Nocardia infection. The patients were aged 6-75 yr and infected with N. asteroides, which affected the chest wall in 1 patient, bone marrow in another, and was isolated from sputum from 2 patients. In the 5th case the lungs and kidneys were affected at postmortem. This patient had disseminated infection following corticosteroid therapy.

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