Comments on: Phenotypic and molecular identification of Nocardia in brain abscess

Letter to Editor


1 Department of Infectious Diseases, Acquired Immunodeficiency Research Center, Isfahan, Iran

2 Department of Infectious Diseases, Nosocomial Infection Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

3 Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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