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Amebas (Free-Living) Causing Meningoencephalitis

  1. F. L. Schuster1,
  2. G. S. Visvesvara2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env174

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Schuster, F. L. and Visvesvara, G. S. 2003. Amebas (Free-Living) Causing Meningoencephalitis. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    State of California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, California

  2. 2

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Acanthamoeba spp.

  • Acanthamoeba GAE

  • Acanthamoeba Keratitis

  • Antimicrobial Therapy

  • Naegleria Fowleri

  • PAM Caused by N. fowleri

  • Balamuthia Mandrillaris

  • GAE Caused by B. mandrillaris

Keywords:

  • amebas, free living;
  • endosymbiosis;
  • protozoan parasites