Balamuthia

A genus of free-living amoeba in the family Balamuthiidae. Its life cycle includes a cystic stage and a trophozoite stage, both of which are… (More)
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2015
2015
Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) is a rare, often lethal, cause of encephalitis, for which early diagnosis and prompt… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND We present data from 9 years (1999-2008) of tests for Balamuthia mandrillaris, an agent of amebic encephalitis that… (More)
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2007
2007
Fatal infection by two genera of free-living amoebae, Acanthamoeba and Naegleria, is well documented, with numerous human cases… (More)
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2007
2007
Cycloheximide, ketoconazole, or preexposure of organisms to cytochalasin D prevented Balamuthia mandrillaris-associated… (More)
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2006
2006
Balamuthia mandrillaris is a recently identified protozoan pathogen that can cause fatal granulomatous encephalitis. However, the… (More)
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2006
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2006
The anticancer agent miltefosine and the antifungal drug voriconazole were tested in vitro against Balamuthia mandrillaris… (More)
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2005
2005
Balamuthia mandrillaris is a free-living ameba that causes granulomatous amebic encephalitis in both immunocompromised and… (More)
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2003
2003
Balamuthia mandrillaris is an opportunistic pathogen that causes granulomatous amebic meningoencephalitis in animals, including… (More)
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2000
2000
Balamuthia mandrillaris is a newly described pathogen that causes granulomatous amebic encephalitis, an extremely rare clinical… (More)
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1996
1996
A cell-free growth medium for the opportunistic pathogenic ameba Balamuthia mandrillaris is presented. This represents an advance… (More)
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