Disseminated nocardiosis in an advanced AIDS patient.

@article{Malladi2010DisseminatedNI,
  title={Disseminated nocardiosis in an advanced AIDS patient.},
  author={Subbalaxmi V. S. Malladi and Praveen Ankathi and Lakshmi Vemu and Nageswara Modugu Rao},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  year={2010},
  volume={58},
  pages={325-7}
}
Nocardiosis is often misdiagnosed as tuberculosis in patients with HIV, as both diseases have similar manifestations. We describe the successful management of a case of advanced AIDS with disseminated Nocardial infection due to N. asteroides. Nocardial infection needs to be suspected in a patient with HIV infection when there is chest radiographic… CONTINUE READING