a species causing bovine farcy; it is the type species of the genus Nocardia.
No·car·di·a far·cini·ca(nō-kahr'dē-ă fahr-si'ni-kă)
A bacterial species causing bovine farcy. It is the type species of the genus Nocardia.
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.