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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 291-293

Rhodococcus equi: A pathogen in immunocompetent patients

Department of Microbiology, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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Meena Dias
Associate Professor, S-3, Casa Leila, S.L Mathias Road, Falnir,Mangalore - 575 002
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4863.120770

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Rhodococcus equi is an uncommon human pathogen known to cause lung infections in immunocompromised patients. We report two cases of Rhodococcus infections in immunocompetent individuals, who were treated successfully.

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