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Description:In the case of this amidase test for Nocardia asteroids, the results proved to be unreadable, due to the fact that the control resulted in a positive result as well. See PHIL 2970 for a readable positive result of this amidase test for Nocardia asteroids.
80% of cases of Nocardiosis show clinical features of invasive pulmonary infection, disseminated disease, or brain abscess; 20% show cellulitis. In the United States an estimated 500 - 1,000 new cases of Nocardiosis infection occur annually.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. David Berd
Creation Date:1972
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