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  • Condition: Cutaneous Infection caused by N. Takedensis
  • Journal: Annals of clinical microbiology and antimicrobials
  • Treatment Used: Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole
  • Number of Patients: 2
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The study researched the outcomes of Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole antibiotic therapy in patients with cutaneous infection caused by N. takedensis.
  • Condition: Plantar Actinomycetoma
  • Journal: Revista chilena de infectologia : organo oficial de la Sociedad Chilena de Infectologia
  • Treatment Used: 24-Weeks Doxycycline Regime
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a patient with plantar actinomycetoma (fungal foot infection) without risk factors treated with a 24-weeks doxycycline regime.
  • Condition: Disseminated Nocardiosis with Ocular Involvement in a Patient with Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • Journal: BMC neurology
  • Treatment Used: Antibiotic Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report discusses a 66-year-old man with myasthenia gravis (MG) who was diagnosed with disseminated nocardiosis (bacterial disease) with ocular involvement.
  • Condition: Nocardia Infection
  • Journal: Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society
  • Treatment Used: Co-Trimocaxole (TMP-SMX)
  • Number of Patients: 10
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using TMP-SMX to treat patients with nocardia infections.
  • Condition: Isolated Abdominal Nocardiosis in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipient
  • Journal: Pediatric transplantation
  • Treatment Used: TMP-SMX, Valganciclovir, and Nystatin
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report discusses an 11-year-old female who developed nocardia abscesses of the abdomen post-renal transplant (RT) treated with anti-infective prophylaxis consisted of TMP-SMX, valganciclovir, and nystatin.
  • Condition: Nocardia Infections in the Transplanted Host
  • Journal: Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society
  • Treatment Used: Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) Prophylaxis
  • Number of Patients: 51
  • Published —
This chart review examined patients with a history of solid organ transplant (SOT) or hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) and at least one positive culture for Nocardia between 1996 and 2013.
  • Condition: Pulmonary Nocardiosis
  • Journal: Respiratory investigation
  • Treatment Used: Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole
  • Number of Patients: 24
  • Published —
This study clarified the factors related to the clinical outcome of pulmonary nocardiosis, a rare opportunistic disease caused by Nocardia species.
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