Nocardia spp. meningoencephalitis: A case report and literature review

Título traducido de la contribución: Meningoencefalitis por Nocardia spp.: Reporte de un caso y revisión de la literatura

Alvaro Ignacio Arango Duque, Paola Andrea Ortiz Salas, Juan Mauricio Pardo Oviedo, Andres Mora, Franco Ruales

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Resumen

La nocardiosis es una rara infección oportunista que afecta principalmente a pacientes con alteración de la inmunidad celular, como pacientes con síndrome de inmunodeficiencia adquirida o postrasplantes. El compromiso del sistema nervioso central es generalmente como absceso y menos frecuentemente como meningitis primaria. El presente artículo hace el reporte de un caso de meningitis primaria por Nocardia en paciente inmunocompetente y revisión de la literatura.
Idioma originalEnglish (US)
Páginas (desde-hasta)109-115
Número de páginas7
PublicaciónInfectio
DOI
EstadoPublished - ene 1 2014

Huella dactilar

Nocardia
Meningoencephalitis
Meningitis
Nocardia Infections
Brain Abscess
Rare Diseases
Cellular Immunity
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Central Nervous System
Transplant Recipients

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Duque, Alvaro Ignacio Arango ; Salas, Paola Andrea Ortiz ; Oviedo, Juan Mauricio Pardo ; Mora, Andres ; Ruales, Franco. / Nocardia spp. meningoencephalitis: A case report and literature review. En: Infectio. 2014 ; pp. 109-115.
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En: Infectio, 01.01.2014, p. 109-115.

Resultado de la investigación: Contribución a RevistaArtículo

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