Lymphocutaneous nocardiosis caused by Nocardia otitidiscaviarum: A case report and review of literature

@inproceedings{Shahapur2014LymphocutaneousNC,
  title={Lymphocutaneous nocardiosis caused by Nocardia otitidiscaviarum: A case report and review of literature},
  author={Praveen R. Shahapur and Basavaraj V. Peerapur and R. P. Shahapur and R. M. Honnutagi and Miss. Priyanka s. Biradar},
  booktitle={Journal of natural science, biology, and medicine},
  year={2014}
}
Nocardia otitidiscaviarum is a rare clinical isolate of primary cutaneous infections. This report describes a case of lymphocutaneous nocardiosis caused by N. otitidiscaviarum. Analysis of 16S ribosomal RNA gene of the isolate and the type strain of N. otitidiscaviarum DSM 43242 showed 100% similarity. The partial gene sequence of 1439 bp was submitted to GenBank. (EU031786). The isolate was susceptible only to amikacin, minocycline, linezolid and resistant to remaining other routine anti… CONTINUE READING