Isolation of Rhodococcus rhodochrous from a chronic corneal ulcer.


Organisms belonging to Rhodococcus species have been isolated as the causative agent of infections in many animals and humans. The majority of the human infections so far reported have been limited to immunocompromised patients including AIDS patients. We report an elderly woman with a chronic corneal ulcer infected with Rhodococcus. To our knowledge there… (More)


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