volume 49, issue 4, P239-246 2007
DOI: 10.1590/s0036-46652007000400009
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Abstract: SUMMARYTwenty-two cases of nocardial infections were diagnosed in our city between 1977-1998. All patients whose clinical specimens showed Nocardia spp. at Gram stain, which were further confirmed by culture, were selected to be included in the study. Data from patients who were cured were compared with those from patients who died by statistical tests using EPIINFO version 6.04 software. Six isolates were identified as Nocardia asteroides complex, one as Nocardia asteroides sensu stricto and other as Nocardi…

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