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Emerging Infectious Diseases • www.cdc.gov/eid • Vol. 24, No. 1, January 2018

Texas Teen Dies of Brain Eating Amoeba Aug 2015

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Florida teen shares amoeba survival story

Survivor Sebastian DeLeon to speak at summit

Risk of brain-eating amoeba, flesh-eating bacteria may increase due to climate change: Experts

Infections are rare, but pathogens and bacteria thrive in warmer waters.

ByJulia Jacobo

May 29, 2021, 9:11 AM

Letters to the Editor

Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis as Cause of Headache and Fever

Disaster declaration issued for Texas county after brain-eating amoeba found in water supply

Naegleria is a parasite that usually infects swimmers in lakes and rivers.

ABC News

September 27, 2020, 10:12 PM

Texas Girl Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

By Debbie Koenig

 Medically Reviewed by Michael W. Smith, MD on September 17, 2019

Brain-eating amoeba— a scientific enigma

Smith Family Foundation grant supports biologist’s research on Naegleria fowleri – a brain-eating amoeba 

February 19, 2020

A pediatric case of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis due to Naegleria fowleri diagnosed by next-generation sequencing of cerebrospinal fuid and blood samples
Huang et al. BMC Infectious Diseases (2021) 21:1251