[Nocardiosis--is it frequently observed after the introduction of new immunosuppressive agents in renal transplantation?].

@article{Canet2004NocardiosisisIF,
  title={[Nocardiosis--is it frequently observed after the introduction of new immunosuppressive agents in renal transplantation?].},
  author={S Canet and Val{\'e}rie Garrigue and Jean Bismuth and Guillaume Chong and Alvian Lesnik and Patrick Taourel and Georges Mourad},
  journal={Nephrologie},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={43-8}
}
In our series of 1374 renal transplantations performed between February 1970 and December 2002, we observed 6 cases of infection due to Nocardia asteroides. There were 4 males and 2 females, aged 49.8 +/- 12 years (29 to 63 years). One patient received his first transplantation and the 5 others retransplants. Three patients had PRA > 80%, one 28% and one 40%. One patient was diabetic and two had HCV infection. Two of 6 patients experienced acute rejection episodes. Nocardiosis localisation was… CONTINUE READING