Nocardia species infections in a large county hospital in Miami

6 years experience

Jose G Castro, Luis Espinoza

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Abstract

A review of all cases of nocardiosis in a large hospital in South Florida over the last 6 years was conducted. There were 25 cases of nocardiosis and 76% of them were also infected with HIV. Of the HIV infected patients, all of them had CD4 counts less than 100 cells/mm3 and most cases were localized in the lungs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)358-361
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Infection
Volume54
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2007

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Keywords

  • AIDS
  • HIV infection
  • Nocardia
  • Nocardiosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Parasitology
  • Virology
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Infectious Diseases

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Nocardia species infections in a large county hospital in Miami : 6 years experience. / Castro, Jose G; Espinoza, Luis.

In: Journal of Infection, Vol. 54, No. 4, 01.04.2007, p. 358-361.

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