Nocardiosis is a disease caused by the bacterium Nocardia Asteroides. It causes a dangerous form of pneumonia. It affects the lungs, brain and skin. It affects mainly people with a weakened immune system, such as people with HIV/AIDS, chronic lung disease, cancer or people who have had a transplant.
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- "Nocardia infection - PubMed Health". ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001699/. Retrieved 8 July 2011.