Aerobic actinomycetes that masquerade as pulmonary tuberculosis

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Franco-Paredes, Carlos;
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud, Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez
  • Subject: Rhodococcus equi | Tsukamurella sp. | Tuberculosis | Mycobacterium tuberculosis | Tuberculosis-like pneumonias

Background: There is an increasing recognition of organisms in the order Actinomycetales including Nocardia sp. causing lung infections that mimic pulmonary tuberculosis or fungal pneumonias. Methods: We retrospectively evaluated a cohort of patients in the southeastern... View more
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