Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2009 | Month : August | Volume : 3 | Issue : 4 | Page : 1682 - 1684

Spectrum of Nocardiosis A report of three cases 1682-1684

DIAS M* ,ANTONY B**, PINTO H***

Correspondence
Dr. Meena Dias, Asso. Prof.,
Dept. of Microbiology,
Fr. Muller Medical College,
Kankanady, Mangalore-575002
Phone-0824 2238273
Email:drmeenadias@gmail.com

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.