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Amoebic Meningoencephalitis: A New Amoeba Isolate

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Science  07 Feb 1969:
Vol. 163, Issue 3867, pp. 575-576
DOI: 10.1126/science.163.3867.575

Abstract

A strain of Naegleria sp. was isolated repeatedly from the spinal fluid of a boy who died of acute meningoencephalitis 5 days after the onset of the first symptoms.