European Journal of Clinical Microbiology

, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 198–200 | Cite as

Amikacin-containing regimens for treatment of nocardiosis in immunocompromized patients

  • F. W. Goldstein
  • B. Hautefort
  • J. F. Acar


Eight patients with disseminated infections due to multi-resistantNocardia asteroideswere administered amikacin in combination with other effective antibiotics for a duration of 2 to 12 months. Seven patients were considered cured at follow-up after two years.


Internal Medicine Amikacin Immunocompromized Patient Nocardiosis Effective Antibiotic 
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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. W. Goldstein
    • 1
  • B. Hautefort
    • 2
  • J. F. Acar
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Microbiologie MédicaleHÔpital Saint-JosephParis Cedex 14France
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Microbiologie MédicaleHÔpital Joseph ImbertArlesFrance

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