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Acanthamoeba: Introduction

Acanthamoeba: Acanthamoeba spp., Naegleria fowleri and other amobae Members of the two genera named above are the principal examples of protozoa commonly referred to as ... more about Acanthamoeba.

Acanthamoeba: Several conditions from infection with ameba. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acanthamoeba is available below.

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Types of Acanthamoeba

  • Acanthamoeba eye infections
  • Acanthamoeba skin infections
  • Acanthamoeba systemic infections
  • Acanthamoeba CNS infections
  • Acanthamoeba culbertsoni
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Acanthamoeba: Complications

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Causes of Acanthamoeba

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Misdiagnosis and Acanthamoeba

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FDA Bad Bug Book (Excerpt)

Acanthamoeba spp., Naegleria fowleri and other amobae Members of the two genera named above are the principal examples of protozoa commonly referred to as pathogenic free-living amoebae. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

Acanthamoeba Infection: DPD (Excerpt)

Acanthamoeba are microscopic ameba commonly found in the environment. Several species of Acanthamoeba have been found to infect humans, A. culbertsoni, A. polyphaga, A. castellanii,
A. healyi, (A. astronyxis), A. hatchetti, A. rhysodes,
and possibly others. (Source: excerpt from Acanthamoeba Infection: DPD)

Definitions of Acanthamoeba:

A genus of free-living soil amoebae that produces no flagellate stage. Its organisms are pathogens for several infections in humans and have been found in the eye, bone, brain, and respiratory tract. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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More information about Acanthamoeba

  1. Acanthamoeba: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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