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Nocardia
A genus of gram-positive, aerobic bacteria whose species are widely distributed and are abundant in soil. Some strains are pathogenic opportunists for humans and animals.
(Source: National Library of Medicine 2013 MeSH Scope Note and Classification)
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Figures 2 and 3 were contributed by Lynn Bry, MD.
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  1. National Library of Medicine 2013 MeSH Scope Note and Classification

National Library of Medicine MeSH Classification

Bacteria
Gram-Positive Bacteria
Actinobacteria
Actinomycetales
Nocardiaceae
Nocardia
Nocardia asteroides
Rhodococcus