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Causes of Naegleria

Primary Cause of Naegleria

The primary cause of Naegleria is the result:

  • of an infectious agent.

Naegleria: Geographical Location Profile

Geographical Profile for Naegleria: Naegleria fowleri is found worldwide.... (Source: excerpt from Naegleria Infection: DPD) ...more »

Naegleria: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Naegleria, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Naegleria:

Naegleria: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Naegleria: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

What causes Naegleria?

Causes: Naegleria: Infections are rare. The ameba enters the body through the nose and travels to the brain and spinal cord while the person is swimming underwater or diving. (Source: excerpt from Naegleria Infection: DPD)

Related information on causes of Naegleria:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Naegleria may be found in:


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