Blumel J, Blumel E, Yassin AF, Schmidt-Rotte H, Schaal KP Typing of Nocardia farcinica
by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis reveals an endemic strain as source of hospital infections.
Urate oxidase has been isolated from several sources, including Rattus norvegicus (6), Glycine max (7), Aspergillus flavus (8), Pseudomonas aeroginosa (9), Pseudomonas acidovorance (10), Bacillus thermocatenulatus (11), Arthrobacter globiformis (12), Bacillus subtilis (13), Bacillus fastidiosus (14), Nocardia farcinica (15), Microbacterium sp.
The complete genomic sequence of Nocardia farcinica IFM 10152, Proc.
9) There was one case report of liver abscess caused by Nocardia farcinica in an individual with Crohn's disease on infliximab and steroids.
Disseminated systemic Nocardia farcinica infection complicating alefacept and infliximab therapy in a patient with severe psoriasis.
The nocardia farcinica
infection developing after total knee arthroplasty surgery.
Superior vena cava syndrome associated with Nocardia farcinica
infection," Thorax, vol.
A post-surgical examination of the blood cultures was performed at a private laboratory, and it showed Nocardia farcinica
The patient was also treated with imipenem/cilastatin, cefotaxime, ciprofloxacin, ethambutol, and azithromycin for pneumonia and bacteremia due to Nocardia farcinica
, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC).
Other species responsible for disease in humans include Nocardia brasiliensis, Nocardia otitidiscaviarum, Nocardia farcinica
, Nocardia nova, and Nocardia transvalensis.
Cefotaxime-resistant Nocardia asteroides strains are isolates of the controversial species Nocardia farcinica
Unscrubbed surgical personnel have been linked to other postoperative wound infections, including an anesthesiologist colonized with Nocardia farcinica
who reportedly caused five postoperative sternotomy infections (8).