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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 92-95

Pulmonary nocardiosis in a HIV infected patient

1 Yerla Medical Trust, Sector-4, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai - 410 210, India
2 Department of Microbiology,L.T.M.M.C, Sion, Mumbai, India

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S D Kulkarni
Yerla Medical Trust, Sector-4, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai - 410 210
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7184.48733

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Nocardia infections rarely occur in normal individuals. Most infections occur in an immunocompromised host. Here we report a case of pulmonary Nocardiosis due to Nocardia asteroides in an HIV-infected person presenting as a cavitatory lesion in the lungs.

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