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Nocardiosis is a disease caused by the bacterium Nocardia Asteroides. It causes a dangerous form of pneumonia. It affects the lungs, brain and skin.[1] 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.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Nocardia infection - PubMed Health". 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2011.