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Pneumonia caused by nocardia caviae in a healthy neonate
Journal of Pakistan Medical Association
  • Perween Mufti, Aga Khan University
  • Bushra Jamil, Aga Khan University
Publication Date
1-1-1995
Document Type
Article
Abstract
Nocardia infections have been associated with patients of Aids, chronic granulomatous disease, recipient of organ transplant and malignancy Pulmonary nocardiosis in neo­nates is an unusual infection. A case of neonatal pulmonary nocardiosis mimicking miliaiy tuberculosis has been reported in the past. We report another case of pulmonary nocardiosis in a neonate presenting as consolidation with pleural effusion and cavitation.
Citation Information
Perween Mufti and Bushra Jamil. "Pneumonia caused by nocardia caviae in a healthy neonate" Journal of Pakistan Medical Association Vol. 45 Iss. 10 (1995) p. 272 - 273
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/bushra_jamil/53/