Clinical spectrum and outcome of Nocardia infection: experience of 15-year period from a single tertiary medical center.

@article{Hardak2012ClinicalSA,
  title={Clinical spectrum and outcome of Nocardia infection: experience of 15-year period from a single tertiary medical center.},
  author={Emilia Hardak and Mordechai Yigla and Gidon Berger and Hannah Sprecher and I lana Oren},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={343 4},
  pages={286-90}
}
INTRODUCTION Nocardiosis, although very rare, is considered as an important opportunistic infection; however, recent literature is limited. This study describes all cases of nocardial infection treated in the authors' hospital to provide more information about clinical manifestations, species isolated, treatment and outcome of patients with nocardiosis. METHODS A retrospective review of the clinical features and outcome of nocardial infections was conducted during a 15-year period (1996-2010… CONTINUE READING
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