The First Case of Catheter-related Bloodstream Infection Caused by Nocardia farcinica

@inproceedings{Heo2010TheFC,
  title={The First Case of Catheter-related Bloodstream Infection Caused by Nocardia farcinica},
  author={Sang Taek Heo and Kwan Soo Ko and Ki Tae Kwon and Seong Yeol Ryu and In Gyu Bae and Won Sup Oh and Jae Hoon Song and Kyong Ran Peck},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
  year={2010}
}
Nocardia farcinica is an emerging pathogen in immunocompromised hosts. Even though several species of Nocardia have been reported as causative pathogens of catheter-related blood stream infections (CRBSI), CRBSI caused by N. farcinica has not been reported. A 70-yr-old man with a tunneled central venous catheter (CVC) for home parenteral nutrition was… CONTINUE READING