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Is nocardia contagious?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Not very

It's either an opportunist in immunocompromised people (if deep) or a cause of difficult ulcers, often on the feet (on the surface).
It doesn't present a hazard to those around the patient. Surface ulcers should be kept clean and hygienic.

In brief: Not very

It's either an opportunist in immunocompromised people (if deep) or a cause of difficult ulcers, often on the feet (on the surface).
It doesn't present a hazard to those around the patient. Surface ulcers should be kept clean and hygienic.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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