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Primary amebic meningoencephalitis--North Carolina, 1991.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Publication Date
Jun 26, 1992
Volume
41
Issue
25
Pages
437–440
Identifiers
PMID: 1608390
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

During September 1991, two children in North Carolina died from primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), a rare and often fatal illness resulting from infection with Naegleria fowleri. This report summarizes clinical and epidemiologic information about these two cases and characterizes N. fowleri infection.

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