Hartmannella

Hartmannella

 [hahrt″mah-nel´ah]
a genus of free-living protozoa found in fresh water and soil, species of which can cause a primary amebic meningoencephalitis, especially in immunocompromised hosts.

Hartmannella

(hart'mă-nel'ă),
A common free-living ameba found in soil, sewage, and water, known to invade invertebrates (snails, grasshoppers, oysters); suspected but not established as an agent of human primary amebic meningoencephalitis.

Hartmannella

a protozoan parasite, free-living and thought not to be pathogenic, although they were at one time listed as being so.
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Intracellular proliferation of Legionella pneumophila in Hartmannella vermiformis in aquatic biofilms grown on plasticized polyvinyl chloride.
The major genera of naked amoebae identified included Acanthamoeba, Arachnula, Cochliopodium, Hartmannella, Mayorella, Saccamoeba, Thecamoeba, Vahlkampfia, Vexillifera and Vannella, further indicating re]atively rich species diversity.
Legionella pneumophila associated with the protozoan Hartmannella vermiformis in a model multi-species biofilm has reduced susceptibility to disinfectants.
59) demonstrated the colonization and subsequent predation of heterotrophic biofilms by Hartmannella vermiformis, a free-living protozoon.
Intrapulmonary Hartmannella vermiformis: a potential niche for Legionella pneumophila replication in a murine model of legionellosis.