nocardiosis

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nocardiosis

[nō‚kär·dē′ō·səs]
(medicine)
Infection by species of the fungus Nocardia characterized by spreading granulomatous lesions.
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In the previously published cases, the duration of treatment ranged from a few weeks to a number of years based on expert opinion on the treatment of other Nocardia infections.
Treatment recommendations for Streptomyces infections are generally based on in vitro data and analogies from data on the treatment of Nocardia infections (1).
The literature survey of post-treatment follow-up of Nocardia infections is often too brief or unknown, making the ultimate success of therapy uncertain.