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Acanthamoeba infection

Acanthamoeba infection: Introduction

Acanthamoeba infection: Infection with a microscopic, free-living ameba that is readily found in the environment - soil, air and water. Most people exposed to the ameba will not become infected but when infections do occur, they tend to affect the eyes, central nervous system or can cause widespread infection throughout the body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acanthamoeba infection is available below.

Symptoms of Acanthamoeba infection

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Acanthamoeba infection: Complications

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Causes of Acanthamoeba infection

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Misdiagnosis and Acanthamoeba infection

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Definitions of Acanthamoeba infection:

Acanthamoeba infection is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Acanthamoeba infection, or a subtype of Acanthamoeba infection, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

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