Naegleriasis | definition of naegleriasis by Medical dictionary
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infection with Naegleria.
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The amoeba cause an infection called naegleriasis
, also known as primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (or PAM).
Moreover, death from naegleriasis
usually occurs within a week of onset, and encephalitis caused by acanthamoebae causes death only after a prolonged period of symptoms.