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Disseminated nocardiosis in an immunocompetent child


Disseminated nocardiosis in an immunocompetent child



Annals of Tropical Paediatrics 23(1): 75-78



ISSN/ISBN: 0272-4936

PMID: 12648329

DOI: 10.1179/000349803125002904

We report a 2-month-old child with a disseminated Nocardia farcinica infection that presented with suppurative lymphatic abscess. The child did not have any predisposing factors and responded to treatment with co-trimoxazole and amikacin. This is first case report of disseminated nocardiosis caused by Nocardia farcinica in an immunocompetent child.

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