Systemic Nocardia caviae infection

W. A. Causey, P. Arnell, J. Brinker

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Nocardia caviae has been implicated as a cause of actinomycotic mycetoma in man. To date, this is the only form of nocardiosis with which this species has been associated. The 2 fatal infections described in this report are the first known cases of systemic nocardiosis in man caused by N caviae.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)360-362
Number of pages3
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1974
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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