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Treatments for Nocardiosis

Treatment List for Nocardiosis

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Nocardiosis includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

Nocardiosis: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

The first step in getting correct treatment is to get a correct diagnosis. Differential diagnosis list for Nocardiosis may include:

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Drugs and Medications used to treat Nocardiosis:

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Some of the different medications used in the treatment of Nocardiosis include:

Hospital statistics for Nocardiosis:

These medical statistics relate to hospitals, hospitalization and Nocardiosis:

  • 0% (5) of hospital consultant episodes were for nocardiosis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 40% of hospital consultant episodes for nocardiosis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 60% of hospital consultant episodes for nocardiosis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 40% of hospital consultant episodes for nocardiosis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Hospitals & Medical Clinics: Nocardiosis

Research quality ratings and patient incidents/safety measures for hospitals and medical facilities in specialties related to Nocardiosis:

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Choosing the Best Treatment Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Nocardiosis, on hospital and medical facility performance and surgical care quality:

Discussion of treatments for Nocardiosis:

Nocardiosis: DBMD (Excerpt)

N. farcinica frequently is more resistant to antimicrobial agents, including trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) (the drug of choice), and has been shown to be more virulent in an animal model. TMP-SMX therapy for HIV-infected patients may be complicated by frequent occurrence of side effects and drug resistance. (Source: excerpt from Nocardiosis: DBMD)

Nocardiosis: DBMD (Excerpt)

A new combination drug therapy (sulfonamide, ceftriaxone, and amikacin) has shown promise for infections difficult to treat. Application of newer molecular diagnostic and subtyping methods may assist in earlier diagnosis and outbreak investigation. In 1998 MSPB described a rapid PCR-based method to differentiate N. farcinica from other nocardiae. (Source: excerpt from Nocardiosis: DBMD)

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