Nocardia Isolation of Soil

Letter to Editor


1 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran

2 Department of Pathobiology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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