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16S Ribosomal RNA로 진단한 Nocardia brasiliensis에 의한 파종성 피부 노카르디아증 1예

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 A Case of Disseminated Cutaneous Nocardiosis due to Nocardia brasiliensis Diagnosed by Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy and 16S Ribosomal RNA Sequencing 
 신정우  ;  권연숙  ;  김희정  ;  박용정  ;  이경원  ;  이광훈 
 Korean Journal of Dermatology, Vol.47(9) : 1024-1028, 2009 
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Korean Journal of Dermatology(대한피부과학회지)
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Cutaneous ; Nocardiosis ; N. brasilliensis
Nocardiosis is a rare, life-threatening infection in the immunocompromised host. The causative bacteria are members of the genus Nocardia and are filamentous gram-positive bacilli that usually infect the lung, skin, and central nervous systems. Cutaneous nocardiosis presents as a disseminated infection or as a primary infection resulting from inoculation. Isolation of Nocardia from clinical specimens and identification of species is difficult and needs the expertise of a microbiologist. These infections are particularly important because of the associated high risk of dissemination. Hence, prompt identification of this organism is crucial. Herein we report a case of disseminated nocardiosis caused by N. brasiliensis in a 64-year-old man diagnosed by fine needle aspiration (FNA) and 16S ribosomal RNA sequencing. The patient was treated with trimethoprim plus sulfamethoxazole, imipenem, and amikacin with an improvement of symptoms
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Kim, Hee Jung(김희정)
Park, Yong Jung(박용정) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5668-4120
Shin, Jung U(신정우) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5259-6879
Lee, Kyungwon(이경원) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3788-2134
Lee, Kwang Hoon(이광훈)
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