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Causes of Nocardiosis

Primary Cause of Nocardiosis

The primary cause of Nocardiosis is the result:

  • of an infectious agent.

Nocardiosis Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Nocardiosis:

Nocardiosis Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender of Patients for Nocardiosis: Males 3:1 females...more »

Nocardiosis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Nocardiosis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Nocardiosis:

Nocardiosis: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Nocardiosis: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Nocardiosis:

  • Nocardia asteroides
  • N. farcinica
  • N. nova
  • N.transvalensis
  • N. brasiliensis
  • N. pseudobrasiliensis
  • more types...»

Causes of Broader Categories of Nocardiosis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

What causes Nocardiosis?

Causes: Nocardiosis: Pulmonary and disseminated infections occur through inhalation and primary cutaneous disease through soil-contaminated wounds. Rarely, nosocomial postsurgical transmission occurs. (Source: excerpt from Nocardiosis: DBMD)

Related information on causes of Nocardiosis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Nocardiosis may be found in:


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