- Ridhi Sood,
- Ruchita Tyagi,
- Pavneet Kaur Selhi,
- Gursheen Kaur,
- Harpreet Kaur,
- Akashdeep Singh
Acta Cytol 2018 Apr 18. Epub 2018 Apr 18.
Department of Chest and Pulmonary Medicine, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, India.
Background: Nocardia, a gram-positive aerobic bacillus of the Actinomycetales family, is a significant opportunistic pathogen in immunocompromised individuals. Clinical and radiological features of pulmonary nocardiosis are nonspecific and can be misdiagnosed as tuberculosis, pneumocystis, staphylococcal or fungal infections, or as malignancy. Aspiration cytology with special stains is a quick and effective approach for accurate diagnosis. Read More