Nocardia asteroides pneumonia with bacteraemia

Patricia A Figgis, Allan R Glanville and John L Harkness
Med J Aust 2003; 179 (3): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2003.tb05481.x
Published online: 4 August 2003

Patricia A Figgis,* Allan R Glanville, John L Harkness

  • 1 Senior Registrar, General Intensive Care, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW, 2050)
  • 3 St Vincent's Hospital, Darlinghurst, NSW.


Competing interests:

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