Nocardiosis in a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia

Background: Nocardiosis is an uncommon bacterial infection that is caused by aerobic actinomycetes of the genus Nocardia. This pathogen has emerged as an important cause of mortality and morbidity among both immunocompetent and (more commonly) immunocompromised hosts. The prevalence of nocardiosis i...

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Main Authors: Hamdan Al-Jahdali, Salem Baharoon, Salwa Alothman, Ziad Memish, Abdelkarim Waness
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2011-01-01
Series:Journal of Global Infectious Diseases
Online Access:;year=2011;volume=3;issue=2;spage=128;epage=132;aulast=Al-Jahdali