1) Nocardiosis, normally in the form of Nocardia asteroides
, is increasingly found in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and is probably higher than the reported incidence of 2.
Primary cutaneous Nocardia asteroides
infection with dissemination.
The Nocardia asteroides
Complex: Nocardiosis, Treatment and Epidemiological Studies.
DNA amplification and restriction endonuclease analysis for differentiation of 12 species and taxa of Nocardia, including recognition of four new taxa within the Nocardia asteroides
pyogenes (ATCC-12384), Streptococcus pneumoniae (ATCC-6301), Acinetobacter calcoaceticus (ATCC-9956), Enterococcus faecalis (ATCC-49149), Escherichia coli (ATCC-4157), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC 9742), Propionobacterium acne (ATCC-11828) and laboratory isolates of Corynebacterium xerosis (conjunctival swab), Nocardia asteroides
(canalicular pus), Actinomyces spp.
A case of isolated Nocardia asteroides
brain abscess in a kidney transplant recipient.
avium-intracellulare, Nocardia asteroides
and Neisseria gonorrhoeae are a selection of the most frequently cultured organisms.
Effect of cetylpyridinium chloride on pathogenic fungi and Nocardia asteroides
pericarditis in association with HIV AIDS Patient Care & Stds 2000; 14:621-625.
Intralobar and extralobar bronchopulmonary sequestration complicated by Nocardia asteroides
More recently, infection with certain microorganisms such as the soil bacterium Nocardia asteroides
has been proposed as a risk factor for PD (Kohbata and Beaman 1991).
Prognosis depends upon the underlying condition and the occurrence of opportunistic infections such as Nocardia asteroides