(redirected from amebic meningoencephalitis)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • adj

Synonyms for amebic

pertaining to or resembling amoebae

References in periodicals archive ?
Successful treatment of an adolescent with Naegleria fowleri primary amebic meningoencephalitis.
The first association of a primary amebic meningoencephalitis death with culturable Naegleria fowleri in tap water from a US treated public drinking water system.
Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri, Karachi, Pakistan.
The only cases of free-living amebic meningoencephalitis included in the analytical case reviews were cases with CDC laboratory-confirmed detection of N.
Assessing the risk of primary amebic meningoencephalitis from swimming in the presence of environmental Naegleria fowleri.
Synergistic activity of azithromycin and amphoteracin B against Naegleria fowleri in vitro and in vivo in a mouse model of primary amebic meningoencephalitis.
Primary amebic meningoencephalitis in a patient with AIDS: unusual protozoological findings.
died from a brain infection associated with primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) after inhaling an ameba known as Naegleria fowleri while swimming in a central Florida lake this July.
The disease is called ``primary amebic meningoencephalitis,'' and it is caused by a one-celled organism that commonly makes its home in freshwater lakes, particularly if they are warm and stagnant.
It includes common infections, such as giardiasis, and uncommon infections such as Amebic meningoencephalitis.
a free-living ameba, causes acute, fulminant, fatal primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) in persons with history of recreational activities in warm freshwater (1,2).
On July 2, 2014, the Florida Department of Health was notified of a suspected case of primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM).
Primary amebic meningoencephalitis, a typically fatal amebic infection of the central nervous system, is caused by the thermophilic, freshwater protozoan, Naegleria fowleri, first identified in 1965 (Figure 1).
Microscopic brain tissue examination showed signs of acute granulomatous inflammation, multiple hemorrhagic infarctions, and angiitis in the presence of numerous amebic trophozoites and cysts (Figure), which showed granulomatous hemorrhagic necrotic amebic meningoencephalitis.
3) Naegleria fowleri can cause a rapidly progressive and typically fatal amebic encephalitis, primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), following warm freshwater exposures, which enable the organism to penetrate the nasal mucosa and invade the brain via the olfactory nerve tracts.