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.
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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.
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Associations of the soil amoeba Hartmannella rhysodes with the bacterial causative agents of plague and pseudotuberculosis in an experiment [in Russian].
Intracellular proliferation of Legionella pneumophila in Hartmannella vermiformis in aquatic biofilms grown on plasticized polyvinyl chloride.
Development of 18S rRNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes for specific detection of Hartmannella and Naegleria in Legionella - positive environmental samples.
Hartmannella vermiformis ATCC 50237, Naegleria australiensis ATCC 30958, Naegleria dunnebackei ATCC PRA166, and Naegleria jadini ATCC 30900 were grown axenically at 37[degrees]C in modified PYNFH medium (ATCC 1034).
The assay reported a false positive average CT values of 39.2 [+ or -] 1.0 for Hartmannella vermiformis (data not shown).
rhysodes, Hartmannella vermiformis, Naegleria gruberi and N.
Otros protozoos considerados de vida libre (i.e., amibas), pueden, bajo ciertas circunstancias volverse patogenos y causar problemas de salud, como es el caso de Naegleria fowleri, Hartmannella vermiformis, Acanthamoeba griffini, A.
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.
Legionellae thrive in stagnant water at ambient temperatures and may survive chlorination by residing in sludge and scale or inside certain protozoa, e.g., Acanthamoeba, Hartmannella, and Tetrahymena spp.