Primary amebic meningoencephalitis

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Primary amebic meningoencephalitis

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The terms "Primary amebic meningoencephalitis" returned 18 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis as Cause of Headache and Fever.
 

Author(s): Kevin Sherin, W Matthew Linam, Swannie Jett

Journal: Am Fam Physician. 2016 Apr;93(8):644.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Notes from the Field: Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis Associated with Exposure to Swimming Pool Water Supplied by an Overland Pipe - Inyo County, California, 2015.
 

Author(s): Richard O Johnson, Jennifer R Cope, Marvin Moskowitz, Amy Kahler, Vincent Hill, Kaleigh Behrendt, Louis Molina, Kathleen E Fullerton, Michael J Beach

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On June 17, 2015, a previously healthy woman aged 21 years went to an emergency department after onset of headache, nausea, and vomiting during the preceding 24 hours. Upon evaluation, she was vomiting profusely and had photophobia and nuchal rigidity. Analysis of cerebrospinal fluid ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Use of the Novel Therapeutic Agent Miltefosine for the Treatment of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis: Report of 1 Fatal and 1 Surviving Case.
 

Author(s): Jennifer R Cope, Dennis A Conrad, Naiomi Cohen, Manuel Cotilla, Alexandre DaSilva, Jonathan Jackson, Govinda S Visvesvara

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2016 Mar;62(6):774-6.

 

Primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) is a fulminant central nervous system infection caused by the thermophilic free-living ameba Naegleria fowleri. Few survivals have been documented and adequate treatment is lacking. We report 2 PAM cases, 1 fatal and 1 surviving, treated with ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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