Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS
CASE REPORT
Year
: 2008  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 92--95

Pulmonary nocardiosis in a HIV infected patient


SD Kulkarni1, VP Baradkar2, S Kumar2 
1 Yerla Medical Trust, Sector-4, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai - 410 210, India
2 Department of Microbiology,L.T.M.M.C, Sion, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
S D Kulkarni
Yerla Medical Trust, Sector-4, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai - 410 210
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Kulkarni S D, Baradkar V P, Kumar S. Pulmonary nocardiosis in a HIV infected patient.Indian J Sex Transm Dis 2008;29:92-95


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Kulkarni S D, Baradkar V P, Kumar S. Pulmonary nocardiosis in a HIV infected patient. Indian J Sex Transm Dis [serial online] 2008 [cited 2022 May 21 ];29:92-95
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