Sharon Roy

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Free Living Ameba

OVERVIEW: What every clinician needs to know Parasite name and classification Free-Living Amebae: Acanthamoeba spp., Balamuthia mandrillaris, Naegleria fowleri. What is the best treatment? Effective treatment regimens for granulomatous amebic encephalitis (GAE) due to Acanthamoeba spp. or Balamuthia mandrillaris and for primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) due to Naegleria fowleri have not been established. The mortality…

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