Pitfalls of PCR: misdiagnosis of cerebral nocardia infection

T. D. McHugh*, E. A. James, R. Mognie, S. H. Gillespie

*Corresponding author for this work

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8 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalThe Lancet
Issue number8987
Publication statusPublished - 25 Nov 1995


  • Brain Diseases/diagnosis
  • False Positive Reactions
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nocardia Infections/diagnosis
  • Nocardia asteroides
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Toxoplasmosis, Cerebral/diagnosis

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