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Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice:
doi: 10.1097/01.idc.0000183676.25027.99
Case Reports

Pulmonary Nocardiosis in an Immunocompetent Host: Successful Treatment With Moxifloxacin and Minocycline of Multiple Drug-Resistant Nocardia transvalensis Complex

Nisbet, Mitzi MBChB*; Eaton, Tam FRACP†; Roberts, Sally FRACP‡; Milne, David FRANZCR§; Rogers, Karen BSc‡; Woodhouse, Andrew FRACP*

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Abstract

Abstract: We present a case of pulmonary nocardiosis in an immunocompetent patient whose disease relapsed despite prolonged therapy with amoxicillin/clavulanic acid. Cure was achieved with 12 months' combination treatment with moxifloxacin and minocycline.

© 2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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