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J Fasa Univ Med Sci 2017, 7(1): 150-151 Back to browse issues page
Nocardiosis: a neglected infection
Masoud Keikha
Isfahan medical school , masoud.keykha90@gmail.com
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Genuse of Nocardia are aerobic, branching gram positive  and partially acid-fact bacteria. That ubiquitous in water, soil, dust and decaying vegetation in worldwide. This group of bacteria cause of Nocardiosis in humans particularly immune compromised patients. Paraffin baiting techniques best method for Isolation of Nocardia spp. from clinical specimens; Accurate identification of this bacteria important because in some cases can be misdiagnosed. We can take advantage of molecular and conventional methods to high accuracy identification of them.

Keywords: Nocardia, opportunistic infection, Molecular methods
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Type of Study: Letter to the Editor | Subject: Microbiology
Received: 2016/10/31 | Accepted: 2016/12/3 | Published: 2017/06/19
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keikha M. Nocardiosis: a neglected infection. J Fasa Univ Med Sci. 2017; 7 (1) :150-151
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