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Nocardia gypsoides corneal ulcer.
  1. P. J. Meurs and
  2. O. P. van Bijsterveld

    Abstract

    Nocardia gypsoides, a species characterised by its ability to produce calcium sulphate granules, has been isolated for the first time from a corneal ulcer. In vivo this pseudomycete also forms gypsum. Every effort should be made to identify Actinomycetales to species level. The names Leptothrix and Streptothrix should be abandoned.

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