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Journal Articles Frontiers in Immunology Year : 2022

Case Report: Cerebral Nocardiosis Caused by Nocardia cyriacigeorgica Detected by Metagenomics in an Apparently Immunocompetent Patient

Virginie Courbin
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Quentin Riller
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Jean-Louis Amegnizin
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Guillaume Gricourt
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Vanessa Demontant
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Vincent Fihman
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Cecile Angebault
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Matthieu Mahevas
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Géraldine Gaube
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Laëtitia Coutte
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Jean-Michel Pawlotsky
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Raphaël Lepeule
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Christophe Rodriguez
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Abstract

We report a case of meningoencephalitis due to Nocardia cyriacigeorgica diagnosed with metagenomics, while all the standard methods were negative. This diagnosis made adaptation of antimicrobial treatment possible and led to the discovery of a rare, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

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hal-04298170 , version 1 (21-11-2023)

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Virginie Courbin, Quentin Riller, Jean-Louis Amegnizin, Guillaume Gricourt, Vanessa Demontant, et al.. Case Report: Cerebral Nocardiosis Caused by Nocardia cyriacigeorgica Detected by Metagenomics in an Apparently Immunocompetent Patient. Frontiers in Immunology, 2022, 13, ⟨10.3389/fimmu.2022.719124⟩. ⟨hal-04298170⟩
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