Spectrum of Nocardiosis –A report of three cases 1682-1684
Dr. Meena Dias, Asso. Prof.,
Dept. of Microbiology,
Fr. Muller Medical College,
Nocardiosis is caused by soil borne aerobic actinomycetes in immunocompromised hosts as well as in persons without any predisposing factors. We report here, three cases of culture proven Nocardia asteroides infection. Two cases were reported from immunocompetent individuals and the last one from an HIV patient.