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Synonyms for amebic

pertaining to or resembling amoebae

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Successful treatment of an adolescent with Naegleria fowleri primary amebic meningoencephalitis.
Pharmaceutical company Profounda Inc reported on Wednesday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration's orphan drug designation for miltefosine for the treatment of Granulomatous Amebic Encephalitis (GAE), a serious infection of the brain and spinal cord caused by the Balamuthia amoeba.
Acanthamoeba keratitis: synergy between amebic and bacterial contaminants in contact lens care systems as a prelude to infection.
The first association of a primary amebic meningoencephalitis death with culturable Naegleria fowleri in tap water from a US treated public drinking water system.
pleural effusion, lung abscess, and, rarely, pleural empyema) are the second most frequent extraintestinal complication; they occur in 720% of patients with amebic liver abscesses and in 2-3% of those with invasive disease [6].
A rare case of survival from primary amebic meningoencephalitis.
microbiological culture from blood and/or aspirate, stool examination, amebic serology), type of imaging study, abscesses characteristics (i.
Executive Director NIH Dr Birjees Mazher Kazi in a circular letter sent to all concerned in the country, said that the federal, provincial and district health departments as well as other stakeholders need to take pre-emptive measures against communicable diseases put on High Alert including CCHF, dengue fever, leishmaniasis, and gastroenteritis (acute) as well as the vaccine preventable childhood diseases like measles, pertussis and poliomyelitis and also the likely occurrence of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM) cases.
The Chutia, Sonowal Kachan, Tai Ahom and Ao Naga tribal groups of Disoi Valley Reserve Forest of Jorhat District, Assam, India, use floral parts of the plant against amebic dysentery [7].
Naegleria fowleri - Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM).
fowleri, is known to infect humans by causing an acute, fulminant, usually lethal, brain infection known as primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM).
Amebic organisms were infrequently recognized, with the lowest overall concordance rate for the target diagnosis at only 41.
The results of other paraclinical tests-including liver and renal function tests, fasting blood glucose, calcium, phosphorus, prothrombin and partial thromboplastin times, thyroid function, alfa feto protein, beta-HCG level, tuberculin skin test, serology for brucella infection, hepatitis B and C, anti-cytomegalovirus IgM and IgG, human immunodeficiency virus, serology for toxoplasma infection, and workup for hydatid cyst and amebic and fungal infections, revealed no abnormalities.
Primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) is a severe infection of the central nervous system (CNS) caused by Naegleria fowleri, a thermophilic, free-living ameba found worldwide (Visvesvara, Moura, & Shuster, 2007).
histolytica cases apart from a 7-year-old Pakistani boy who developed confirmed acute amebic appendicitis on the 3rd day of his admission when fever, vomiting and loose motions were improved but abdominal pain was persistent and localizing to the right iliac fossa with rebound tenderness and guarding.