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Primary Cutaneous Nocardiosis

Primary Cutaneous Nocardiosis: An Emerging Pathogen Associated with a Peripheral Intravenous Catheter

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The Editor,

Sir,

Nocardiosis is an infection caused by members of the genus Nocardia, an aerobic actinomycetaceae. These are saprophytic bacteria which are important components of soil and water. Nocardia have worldwide distribution and are not thought to be commensals of the skin.

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e-Published: 06 Jun, 2013
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