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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