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Chest Infections: Chest Infections I |

Pulmonary Infection by a Negative Acid-Fast Bacilli Nocardia cyriacigeorgica in a Patient With Bronchiectasis and Past History of Tuberculosis (TB)

Mara Rubia Lima, MD; Eduardo Garcia, MD; Aline Siebeneichler, MD; Eduardo Everling; Patrícia Noguchi; Rafael Kiss; Bruno Hochhegger, MD; Everton Inamine, BScPharm; Spencer Camargo, MD; Bianca Schwengber, MD
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UFCSPA, Porto Alegre, Brazil


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A106. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.111
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SESSION TITLE: Chest Infections I

SESSION TYPE: Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

INTRODUCTION: Nocardiosis is a rare lung infection caused by a Ziehl-Neelsen positive bacillus in immunocompromised hosts with multiple pulmonary cavitated nodules but also occurs in bronchiectasis cases making diagnosis more difficult.

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