amebic

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Synonyms for amebic

pertaining to or resembling amoebae

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Leptomyxid ameba, a new agent of amebic meningoencephalitis in humans and animals.
Assessing the risk of primary amebic meningoencephalitis from swimming in the presence of environmental Naegleria fowleri.
To the Editor: Primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) is an acute and fulminant disease caused by Naegleria fowleri, an amphizoic ameba belonging to the family Vahlkampfidae.
Primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) is a fatal disease caused by the thermotolerant free-living ameba Naegleria fowleri.
To the Editor: Naegleriafowleri, a protozoon found in hot springs and warm surface water, can cause primary amebic meningoencephalitis in humans.
fowleri causes primary amebic meningoencephalitis, a fulminant disease often fatal within 7 to 10 days and usually associated with swimming or other water-related activities of otherwise immunocompetent persons, usually children or young adults (1).
We report the first case of primary amebic meningoencephalitis in Italy, in a 9-year-old boy.