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Indian Journal of Microbiology Research


Pulmonary Nocardiosis in Immunocompetent Female


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Author Details: Nandini Chatterjee, Mohua Bose, Suvajit Das, Sudipta Kumar Dey, Kaushik Mukhopadhyay. Chandan Chatt

Volume : 2

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2394-5478

Print ISSN : 2394-546X

Article First Page : 246

Article End Page : 248


Abstract

 Pulmonary nocardiosis, though a well recognized entity, is often missed due to its clinicoradiological similarities with tuberculosis. We present the case of an immunocompetent young girl of eighteen years with fever cough and weight loss, who was later diagnosed to be suffering from Pulmonary nocardiosis.

Key words: Nocardiosis, Lung, Immunity, Fever, Hemoptysis