Surface topography of Acanthamoeba culbertsoni extracted from cerebrospinal fluid.

An axenic culture of Acanthamoeba culbertsoni, strain A-1, was obtained from the American Type Culture collection and injected, via the cisterna magna, into the subarachnoid space of dogs. Attention was focused on the pleomorphic surface specialization of the pathogens suspended in cerebrospinal fluid and compared with those from trypticase soy broth… CONTINUE READING