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Naegleria fowleri

Tuesday 18 September 2007

Pathology

- amebic meningoencephalitis

References

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- Grate I Jr. Primary amebic meningoencephalitis: a silent killer. CJEM. 2006 Sep;8(5):365-9. PMID: #17338852#

- Cermeno JR, Hernandez I, El Yasin H, Tinedo R, Sanchez R, Perez G, Gravano R, Ruiz A. Meningoencephalitis by Naegleria fowleri: epidemiological study in Anzoategui state, Venezuela. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2006 May-Jun;39(3):264-8. PMID: #16906250#

- Hebbar S, Bairy I, Bhaskaranand N, Upadhyaya S, Sarma MS, Shetty AK. Fatal case of Naegleria fowleri meningo-encephalitis in an infant: case report. Ann Trop Paediatr. 2005 Sep;25(3):223-6. PMID: #16156990#