Citations with the tag: NOCARDIA
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- Bacteria puzzles N.Y. plant.
Grund, John M. // Waste News; 01/05/98, Vol. 3 Issue 33, p6
Reports on foaming problems of digesters associated with a bacteria called nocardia, in existence at the Tonawanda Creek plant. Investigation on the problem; Symptoms of the problem; Effects of foaming of the digesters; Estimated amount of landfill fees of the plant; Reference to the East...
- Nocardia asteroides Native Valve Endocarditis.
Watson, Ashley; French, Peter; Wilson, Michael // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 2/15/2001, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p660
Deals with a case of native valve endocarditis due to Nocardia species. Clinical characteristics of the patient; Treatment and management of the disease; Analysis and discussion on the incidence.
Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology; 2000, p162
A definition of the term Nocardia, which refers to a genus of aerobic, nonmotile actinomycetes that are transitional between bacteria, and fungi and Most forms exist on dead organic matter, and some may produce disease in humans, is presented.
Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology; 2000, p162
A definition of the term nocardia, which refers to any member of genus Nocardia, is presented.
- Purulent Constrictive Pericarditis Caused by Nocardia asteroides.
Susens, George P.; Al-Shamma, Abdul; Rowe, John C.; Herbert, Charles C.; Bassis, Milton L.; Coggs, Granville C. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Nov67, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p1021
Presents a case study in which nocardial infection gave rise to purulent constrictive pericarditis. Background on the identification of Nocardia asteroides; Clinical history of the patient; Pathological findings obtained; Review of related literature.
- Immune Response to Nocardia brasiliensis Extracellular Antigens in Patients with Mycetoma.
Bárbara Castro-Matteotti; Lucio Vera-Cabrera; Jorge Ocampo-Candiani; Adrián Rendón; Mario Salinas-Carmona; Oliverio Welsh // Mycopathologia; Mar2008, Vol. 165 Issue 3, p127
Abstract The ability of culture-filtrate proteins to induce a cellular immune response in infected mice and humans was investigated. A crude extract culture filtrate of Nocardia brasiliensis (CFA) and five semi-purified CFA fractions (P1, P2, P3, P4, P5) were used to stimulate BALB/c mice...
- Biocatalytic oxidation of 4-vinylphenol by Nocardia.
Lee, Kyung-Seon; Rosazza, John PN // Canadian Journal of Chemistry; Jun2002, Vol. 80 Issue 6, p582
Nocardia species NRRL 5646 stereospecifically hydrates 4-vinylphenol (15) to S-1-(4'-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol (17), and further oxidizes 17 to 4'-hydroxyacetophenone (18). Labeled metabolites 17 and 18 obtained from incubations in D[sub 2] O and H[sub 2] [sup 18] O support initial enzymatic...
- Primary subcutaneous nocardial infection in a SLE patient.
Balbir-Gurman, A.; Schapira, D.; Nahir, A.M. // Lupus; 1999, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p164
A patient with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) developed primary subcutaneous nocardiosis during steroid and cyclophosphamide therapy for diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis. In spite of local process the patient manifested signs of general deterioration mimicking SLE exacerbation. The...
- The carboxylic acid reduction pathway in Nocardia. Purification and characterization of the aldehyde reductase.
Li, Tao; Rosazza, John PN // Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology; Dec2000, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p328
Whole cultures of Nocardia sp. NRRL 5646 reduce carboxylic acids, first to aldehydes, then to alcohols and subsequently to the corresponding acetyl esters. This work describes an NADPH-dependent reductase responsible for catalyzing the reduction of aldehyde intermediates, which was purified...
- Primary Cervicofacial Nocardiosis due to Nocardia asteroides in an Adult Immunocompetent Patient.
Corazza, Monica; Ligrone, Luigi; Libanore, Marco; Virgili, Annarosa // Acta Dermato-Venereologica; Sep2002, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p391
Reports on a case involving an immunocompetent patient with primary cervicofacial nocardiosis due to Nocardia asteroides. Characteristics of the Nocardia species; Manifestation of the condition; Symptoms exhibited by the patient.
- Necrotizing Nocardial Pneumonitis.
Neu, Harold C.; Silva, Margarita; Hazen, Elizabeth; Rosenheim, Sidney H. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Feb67, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p274
Presents a study which examined acute necrotizing nocardial pneumonitis associated with nocardiosis. Case reports; Mycologic studies of the disease; Results and discussion.
- Nocardia pericarditis.
Neu, Harold C.; Silva, Margarita; Hazen, Elizabeth; Rosenheim, Sidney H. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 12/3/94, Vol. 309 Issue 6967, p1495
Focuses on the incidence of nocardia pericarditis disease. Symptoms of the disease; Use of co-trimoxazole and ciprofloxacin for the treatment of the disease; Complication of the treatment. INSET: Clinical contexts in which infection with nocardia.
- Nodular non-necrotising anterior scleritis due to Nocardia nova infection.
Das, S.; Saunders, M.; Cheng, A. C.; Whiting, M. // Eye; Feb2007, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p276
A letter to the editor is presented about an aged woman who developed nodular non-necrotising anterior scleritis due to Nocardia nova infection.
- Mycetomas in Iran: a review article.
Ali Zarei Mahmoudabadi; Majid Zarrin // Mycopathologia; Mar2008, Vol. 165 Issue 3, p135
Abstract Mycetomas are the subcutaneous and relatively rare chronic pustular infections. The etiologic agents of mycetomas are a group of saprophytic fungi and actinomycetes living in soil. We retrospectively discussed the overall prevalence of mycetomas and the prevalence of infective agents...
- Nocardia Infection in Heart Transplant Patients.
Krick, James A.; Stinson, Edward B.; Remington, Jack S. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Jan75, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p18
Presents a study which observed Nocardia infection in heart transplant patients. Information on infections due to Nocardia asteroides; Patients and methods used; Results of the study.
- Mycetoma of the Chest Wall due to Nocardia brasiliensis.
Gouveia, Carolina; Fraga, Ana; Filipe, Paulo; Sequeira, Hort�nsia; Boiron, Patrick; Couble, Andr�e; Rodriguez-Nava, Ver�nica; Gomes, Manuel Marques // Acta Dermato-Venereologica; 2008, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p508
A letter to the editor is presented in response to a case study of an immunocompetent female adolescent patient with extensive and destructive primary cutaneous nocardiosis over the thoracic wall and neck.
- Disseminated Nocardia infection with subretinal abscess.
Jones, N. P. // Eye; Jan2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p187
A letter to the editor is presented on disseminated nocardia infection with subretinal abscess.
- Central Venous Catheter-Associated Nocardia Bacteremia: An Unusual Manifestation of Nocardiosis.
Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P.; Jacobson, Kalen L.; Whimbey, Estella E.; Rolston, Kenneth V. I.; Raad, Issam I. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 8/1/2000, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p617
Presents information on two case studies of central venous catheter-associated Nocardia bacteremia. Medical history of the patients; Laboratory findings; Diagnosis and treatment modalities.
- In the Literature.
Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P.; Jacobson, Kalen L.; Whimbey, Estella E.; Rolston, Kenneth V. I.; Raad, Issam I. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; Jul2012, Vol. 55 Issue 2, piii
A review of two articles is presented including "Outbreak of hot-foot syndrome - caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa," by R.K. Michl, T. Rusche and S. Grimm from the periodical "Klin Pädiatr" and "Sulfonamide resistance in isolates of Nocardia from a United States multi-center survey" by B.A....
Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios P.; Jacobson, Kalen L.; Whimbey, Estella E.; Rolston, Kenneth V. I.; Raad, Issam I. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2046
A definition of the term "ristocetin" which refers to an antibiotic obtained from cultures of Nocardia lurida is presented.
- Nocardia infection of a joint prosthesis complicating systemic lupus erythematosus.
Arnal, C.; Man, H.; Delisle, F.; M'Bappe, P.; Cocheton, J-J. // Lupus; 2000, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p304
The authors report the case of a 43-year-old woman suffering from severe systemic lupus erythematosus treated with long-term prednisone, who developed Nocardia nova infection on a hip prosthesis. Sepsis occurred about two years after an episode of pulmonary nocardiosis with the same Nocardia...
- Fatal disseminated Nocardia farcinica infection in a renal transplant recipient.
Rinaldi, S.; D�Argenio, P.; Fiscarelli, E.; Farina, C.; Rizzoni, G. // Pediatric Nephrology; Jan2000, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p111
Six years after a renal cadaver transplant, a 20-year-old girl developed multiple painful cutaneous abscesses and bilateral pneumonia secondary to Nocardia farcinica infection. Despite broad in vitro sensitivity to several antibiotic agents and aggressive medical treatment, the patient failed to...
- Syringomyelia presenting as a delayed complication of treatment for nocardia brain abscess.
Young, W F // Spinal Cord; Apr2000, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p265
OBJECTIVE:&EMSP;:Syringomyelia is defined as a dilatation of the central canal of the spinal cord which often leads to neurologic impairment. Syringomyelia has not previously been reported as a late complication for the treatment of brain abscess. In this report, we review a case involving this...
- Nocardia Infection in Chronic Granulomatous Disease.
Dorman, Susan E.; Guide, Shireen V.; Conville, Patricia S.; DeCarlo, Ellen S.; Malech, Harry L.; Gallin, John I.; Witebsky, Frank G.; Holland, Steven M. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 8/15/2002, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p390
To determine the clinical characteristics and outcome of Nocardia infection in patients with chronic granulomatous disease (CGD), we reviewed data on 28 episodes of Nocardia infection in 23 patients with CGD. All episodes involved pulmonary infection. The frequency of disseminated nocardiosis...
- Nocardia scum suppression technology by ozone addition
Murakami, T.; Nishimura, T.; Okouchi, T.; Abe, S.; Goi, M. // Water Science & Technology; 1996, Vol. 34 Issue 3/4, p283
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- Clinical Experience with Linezolid for the Treatment of Nocardia Infection.
Moylett, Edina H.; Pacheco, Susan E.; Brown-Elliott, Barbara A.; Perry, Tracy R.; Buescher, Stephen; Birmingham, Mary C.; Schentag, Jerome J.; Gimbel, Joseph F.; Apodaca, Aaron; Schwartz, Margot A.; Rakita, Robert M.; Wallace Jr., Richard J. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 2/1/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p313
Linezolid is an oxazolidinone that has activity against most gram-positive bacteria, including in vitro activity against all Nocardia species and strains. We describe 6 clinical cases of nocardiosis that were successfully treated with linezolid. Two patients had underlying X-linked chronic...
- First Clinical Isolates of Nocardia carnea, Nocardia elegans, Nocardia paucivorans, Nocardia puris and Nocardia takedensis in Japan.
Watanabe, Kayo; Shinagawa, Masaaki; Amishami, Masaru; Iida, Soji; Yazawa, Katsukiyo; Kageyama, Akiko; Ando, Akikazu; Mikami, Yuzuru // Japanese Journal of Medical Mycology; Jun2006, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p85
Five aerobic actinomycete strains isolated from patients in Japan were assigned provisionally to the genus Nocardia based on morphological and physiological characteristics. The five strains, IFM 10481, IFM 0668, IFM 0901, IFM 0583 and IFM 0342, were not classified into any Nocardia species...
- Disseminated Nocardia pseudobrasiliensis Infection in a Patient with AIDS in Brazil.
Brown, Barbara A.; Lopes, Jorge O.; Wilson, Rebecca W.; Costa, Jane M.; de Vargas, Agueda C.; Alves, Sydney H.; Klock, Clovis; Onyi, Grace O.; Wallace Jr., Richard J. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 1/1/1999, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p144
Studies disseminated Nocardia pseudobrasiliensis infection in a patient with AIDS in Brazil. Aspirates from the right hand and knee and a sputum specimen; Minor localized cutaneous infections; Clinical recognition of N. pseudobrasiliensis.
- A 5-year-old boy with fever, swelling in his left arm.
Brien, James H.; Cater, Michael W. // Infectious Diseases in Children; Dec2011, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p18
The article discusses the clinical case of a 5 1/2-year-old boy who was diagnosed with Nocardia brasiliensis infection.
Brien, James H.; Cater, Michael W. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1589
A definition of the medical term "nocardiosis," which refers to a pulmonary or brain infection caused by the bacteria Nocardia asteroides or, less commonly, by other Nocardia species present in soil, is presented.
- Colony shape as a genetic trait in the pattern-forming Bacillus mycoides.
Di Franco, Carmen; Beccari, Elena; Santini, Tiziana; Pisaneschi, Giuseppe; Tecce, Giorgio // BMC Microbiology; 2002, Vol. 2, p1
Background: Bacillus mycoides Fl�gge, a Gram-positive, non-motile soil bacterium assigned to Bacillus cereus group, grows on agar as chains of cells linked end to end, forming radial filaments curving clock- or counter-clockwise (SIN or DX morphotypes). The molecular mechanism causing...
- Nocardia globerula NHB-2: a versatile nitrile-degrading organism.
Bhalla, Tek Chand; Kumar, Harish // Canadian Journal of Microbiology; Aug2005, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p705
A versatile nitrile-degrading bacterium was isolated by enrichment culture from the soil of a forest near Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India, and was identified as Nocardia globerula. This organism contains 3 enzymes with nitrile-degrading activity: nitrilase, nitrile hydratase, and amidase....
- Who Reaps the Benefits of Biodiversity?
Karasov, Corliss // Environmental Health Perspectives; Dec2001, Vol. 109 Issue 12, pA582
Examines the use of bioprospecting in studying the extracts from wild plants and animals in the U.S. Identification of specific gene mutations; Cellular mechanisms involved in neurodegeneration; Influence of Nocardia asteroides in the incidence of Parkinson's disease.
- Cerebral Nocardiosis Characterized by Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy In Vivo.
Murray, Ronan J.; Himmelreich, Uwe; Gomes, Lavier; Ingham, Nicholas J.; Sorrell, Tania C. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 3/15/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p849
Presents a case study of multiple cerebral lesions caused by Nocardia asteroides. Clinical history of the patient; Physical and laboratory examinations results obtained; Implications of the case for the use of magnetic resonance spectroscopy in the diagnosis of brain infection.
- Application of a-glucosidase activity and drug susceptibility tests to epidemiological studies on the fish pathogen Nocardia seriolae.
Ismail, Tamer Fawzy; Takeshita, Akira; Umeda, Naoko; Itami, Toshiaki; Yoshida, Terutoyo // Fisheries Science; Jan2011, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p113
This study determined the minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) for oxytetracycline hydrochloride (OTC) and erythromycin (Em), along with the a-glucosidase (a-glu) activities in 110 Nocardia seriolae strains isolated in Miyazaki and Kagoshima prefectures in 2008-2009. The strains were...
- Nocardiasis in patients with HIV infection.
Marquez-Diaz, Francisco; Soto-Ramirez, Luiz Enrique // AIDS Patient Care & STDs; Nov98, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p825
Describes the diagnosis of three homosexual men with Nocardia infection among 1,060 HIV-infected patients in a tertiary care center in Mexico City, Mexico from 1981 to 1997. Mean age; CD4 count; Nocardiasis as an opportunistic infection in immunocompromised hosts; Subacute sinusitis; Chronic...
- Continued Study of Oral Nocardia.
ROTH, GENEVIEVE D.; THURN, ALVIN N. // Journal of Dental Research; Nov1962, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p1279
The article discusses the study of oral Nocardia, specifically those that are isolated from the oral cavity. The micro-organisms are difficult to identify and classify because of ill-defined standards used to differentiate them. The authors examine a system designed to make Nocardia easier to...
- Disseminated Nocardia cyriacigeorgica Presenting as Right Lung Abscess and Skin Nodule.
Chavez, Temujin T.; Fraser, Susan L.; Kassop, David; Bowden III, Lynden P.; Skidmore, Peter J. // Military Medicine; May2011, Vol. 176 Issue 5, p586
Nocardia species are ubiquitous in the environment and can be found worldwide. Direct inhalation remains the most commonly attributed route of infection with Nocardia asteroides complex, causing 50% of invasive infections. Improved molecular methods have identified a significant proportion of N....
- Non-fatal septicaemic Nocardia asteroides in a girl with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Vachvanichsanong, Prayong; Pruekprasert, Pornpimol; Dissaneewate, Pornsak // European Journal of Pediatrics; 2002, Vol. 161 Issue 4, p222
Presents a case of non-fatal septicemic Nocardia asteroides in a girl with systemic lupus erythematosus. Symptoms and medical history; Medical diagnosis; Treatment; Pathophysiology of nocardial infection.
- Persistent Pneumonia in a Boy with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Lee, Anthony Y.; Ogershok, Paul R.; Weisse, Martin E. // Clinical Pediatrics; Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p443
Presents a case report of persistent pneumonia in a boy with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Uncommon complication in patients with SLE; Information on Nocardia bacterium; Treatment of choice for Nocardia infections.
- A cephalosporin C acetylhydrolase is present in the cultures of Nocardia lactamdurans.
Cardoza, R. E.; Velasco, J.; Mart�n, J. F.; Liras, P. // Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology; Sep2000, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p406
Two protein bands with strong esterase activity are present in broths of Nocardia lactamdurans MA4213 cultures. One of them shows cephalosporin C acetylhydrolase (CAH) activity. This activity is maximal at 48 h of growth and shows a pattern of regulation slightly different from that of...
- Production of 3-nitrocatechol by oxygenase-containing bacteria: optimization of the nitrobenzene biotransformation by Nocardia S3.
Kieboom, J.; Van den Brink, H.; Frankena, J.; De Bont, J. A. M. // Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology; Apr2001, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p290
Twenty-one microorganisms were screened for their ability to convert nitroaromatics into 3-nitrocatechol as a result of the action of an oxygenase. Cultures containing toluene dioxygenases and phenol monooxygenases accumulated 3-nitrocatechol during incubation with nitrobenzene and nitrophenol,...
- Effect of exogenous lysine on the expression of early cephamycin C biosynthetic genes and antibiotic production in Nocardia lactamdurans MA4213.
Leit�o, A. L.; Enguita, F. J.; Mart�n, J. F.; Santos Oliveira, J. F. // Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology; Sep2001, Vol. 56 Issue 5/6, p670
In �-lactam producing microorganisms, the first step in the biosynthesis of the �-lactam ring is the condensation of three amino acid precursors: a-aminoadipate, L-cysteine and D-valine. In Nocardia lactamdurans and other cephamycin-producing actinomycetes, a-aminoadipate is generated from...
- Nocardiosis With Brain Abscess Due to an Unusual Species, Nocardia transvalensis.
Yorke, Rebecca F.; Rouah, Emilie // Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine; Feb2003, Vol. 127 Issue 2, p224
The identification of Nocardia transvalensis, an unusual and probably underrecognized cause of nocardial infection, is clinically significant because of this species' resistance to aminoglycosides, a standard antinocardial therapy. Diagnosis requires analytic methods available predominately in...
- Nocardia elegans infection involving purulent arthritis in humans.
Masaki, Takayuki; Ohkusu, Kiyofumi; Ezaki, Takayuki; Miyamoto, Hiroshi // Journal of Infection & Chemotherapy; Jun2012, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p386
Nocardia elegans infection in humans is rare and is predominantly associated with pulmonary infections. We describe the first case of N. elegans infection associated with purulent arthritis in humans. The patient was a 66-year-old woman without underlying disease. She had swelling in her left...
- Hydrolysis of Ibuprofen Nitrile and Ibuprofen Amide and Deracemisation of Ibuprofen Using Nocardia corallina B-276.
Ricardo Lievano; P�rez, Herminia In�s; Manjarrez, Norberto; Sol�s, Aida; Sol�s-Oba, Myrna // Molecules; Mar2012, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p3148
A novel application of whole cells of Nocardia corallina B-276 for the deracemisation of ibuprofen is reported. This microorganism successfully hydrolysed ibuprofen nitrile to ibuprofen amide, and ibuprofen amide to ibuprofen, using a suspension of cells in a potassium phosphate buffer solution...
- INFLUENCE OF THE Nocardia sp. C-14-1 REMEDIATION ON THE GROWTH OF POTTED PLANTS IN CONTAMINATED SOIL AND ON MICROORGANISM BIO-DIVERSITY.
Hai-Juan Ma; Guang-Ming Li; Ya-Lei Zhang; Ping Fang // Environmental Engineering & Management Journal (EEMJ); Jul2011, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p937
The combination method of culture and PCR-DGGE technique is applied for a preliminary study of the diversity of the different contaminated soil. The bacteria DNA of the soil was extracted and used for PCR-DGGE analysis. The results show the plant height, total weight and florescence of two...
- Nocardial mycetoma: Diverse clinical presentations.
Lal Sharma, Nand; Mahajan, Vikram K.; Agarwal, Santwana; Mohan Katoch, Vishwa; Das, Ram; Kashyap, Meera; Gupta, Poonam; Verma, Ghanshyam K. // Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology; Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p635
Nocardia spp are gram-positive, aerobic, acid-fast bacteria which exist as saprophytes in nature. Invasive disseminated infections are particularly common in immunocompromised or debilitated hosts. Superficial infections with Nocardia spp occur as a result of local trauma and contamination of...
- Nocardia Infection in Heart-Lung Transplant Recipients at Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia...
Roberts, S. A.; Franklin, J. C.; Spelman, D. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 10/1/2000, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p968
Reports on Nocardia infections or nocardiosis in patients undergoing lung-heart transplantations at Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Victoria. Factors that increase the risk of Nocardia infection in the group; Frequency of occurrence on infection; Susceptibility of all isolates to...
- Actinomycetales Infection in the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.
Holtz, Howard A.; Lavery, Daniel P.; Kapila, Rajendra // Annals of Internal Medicine; Feb85, Vol. 102 Issue 2, p203
Presents several cases on the occurrence of nonmycobacterial actinomycetales infection in patients with AIDS. Manifestations of the disease; Information on nocardia; Treatment of the disease.