a higher bacteria (formerly Nocardia caviae) living in soil and one of the causes of nocardiosis and actinomycetoma.
No·car·di·a o·ti·ti·dis·ca·vi·a·rum(nō-kahr'dē-ă ō-tī-tī-dis-kā-vī-ā'rŭm)
A higher bacterial species (formerly Nocardia caviae) living in soil; causes nocardiosis and actinomycetoma.
a genus of gram-positive, modified acid-fast bacteria, with branching filaments that break into cocci or bacilli, in the family Nocardiaceae. Most are soil saprophytes which uncommonly may cause pyogranulomatous infections in a number of species.
Nocardia asteroides, Nocardia brasiliensis
there is some uncertainty about the taxonomic status of this species; causes bovine farcy.
causes dermatitis on guinea pig ears.