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Nocardiosis in the tropical northern territory of Australia, 1997-2014

Abstract:

Background

Nocardia is an opportunistic pathogen that can cause life-threatening disease. We aimed to characterize the epidemiological, microbiological, and clinical features of nocardiosis in the tropical north of Australia.

Methods

We conducted a retrospective cohort study of nocardiosis diagnosed between 1997 and 2014. Population-based incidences were calculated using district population data.

Results

Clinically significant nocardiosis was ident...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Funding agency for:
Price, R
Grant:
Senior Fellowship
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Open Forum Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
4
Pages:
1-25
Publication date:
2016-12-01
Acceptance date:
2016-10-05
ISSN:
2328-8957
Source identifiers:
683725
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pubs:683725
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uuid:a3ec7c58-b4b4-40fe-89ba-119e0cb324ff
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pubs:683725
Deposit date:
2017-03-07

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