Naegleria fowleri: Assessing the Risk from a Free-Living Ameba

Davis, Andrea Elizabeth
Human infection from a free-living ameba is often times the result of some type of exposure to water. Although this is not always true for all species of ameba, amebic infection due to Naegleria folweri can invariably be traced to a specific interaction with water. Most often it results from swimming in waters contaminated with the organism. Naegleria folweri is a small free-living ameboflagellate found mainly in warm water habitats worldwide. The organism has been...
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