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NOCARDIOSIS

NOCARDIOSIS is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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Microbiology

Nocardiae are branching, beaded, gram-positive filaments that usually give positive results with modified acid-fast stains. These saprophytic aerobic actinomycetes are common in soil.

  • Nine species or species complexes are most commonly associated with human disease.
  • Speciation of nocardiae is precluded in most clinical laboratories because it is nearly impossible without molecular phylogenetic techniques.
  • Nocardia brasiliensis is most often associated with localized skin lesions.

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Citation

Loscalzo, Joseph, et al., editors. "NOCARDIOSIS." Harrison's Manual of Medicine, 19th ed., McGraw Hill Inc., 2017. harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623244/all/NOCARDIOSIS.
NOCARDIOSIS. In: Loscalzo J, Jameson JL, Longo DL, et al, eds. Harrison's Manual of Medicine. 19th ed. McGraw Hill Inc.; 2017. https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623244/all/NOCARDIOSIS. Accessed April 23, 2019.
NOCARDIOSIS. (2017). In Loscalzo, J., Jameson, J. L., Longo, D. L., Hauser, S. L., Fauci, A. S., & Kasper, D. L. (Eds.), Harrison's Manual of Medicine. Available from https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623244/all/NOCARDIOSIS
NOCARDIOSIS [Internet]. In: Loscalzo J, Jameson JL, Longo DL, Hauser SL, Fauci AS, Kasper DL, editors. Harrison's Manual of Medicine. McGraw Hill Inc.; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623244/all/NOCARDIOSIS.
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