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Nocardiasis is infection by a group of saprophytic, Gram-positive filamentous bacteria. Access is gained to the host via breaches in the skin, especially the foot - e.g. "Madura foot", or through inhalation. Respectively, chronic subcutaneous infection or pneumonia may result.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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