Serologic survey for exposure following fatal Balamuthia mandrillaris infection


Granulomatous amebic encephalitis (GAE) from Balamuthia mandrillaris, a free-living ameba, has a case fatality rate exceeding 90 % among recognized cases in the USA. In August 2010, a GAE cluster occurred following transplantation of infected organs from a previously healthy landscaper in Tucson, AZ, USA, who died from a suspected stroke. As B. mandrillaris… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00436-014-3769-0


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@article{Jackson2014SerologicSF, title={Serologic survey for exposure following fatal Balamuthia mandrillaris infection}, author={Brendan R. Jackson and Zuzana Kucerova and Sharon L. Roy and Glenda Aguirre and Joli R. Weiss and Rama R. Sriram and Jonathan Yoder and Rebecca Foelber and Steven A Baty and Gordana Derado and Susan L. Stramer and Valerie Winkelman and Govinda S. Visvesvara}, journal={Parasitology Research}, year={2014}, volume={113}, pages={1305-1311} }