Spectrum and clinicomicrobiological profile of Nocardia keratitis caused by rare species of Nocardia identified by 16S rRNA gene sequencing

PurposeTo report the predisposing factors, clinical profile, and treatment outcome of patients with keratitis that was caused by a rare species of Nocardia.MethodsBetween April 2006 and October 2008, medical and microbiology records of patients with keratitis that was caused by Nocardiawere reviewed. Isolates were identified to species level by 16S rRNAgene… CONTINUE READING