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.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine