Naegleria fowleri

Known as: Naegleria fowlerus, fowlerus, Naegleria 
A species of parasitic amoeba in the family Vahlkampfiidae. N. fowleri is the only species of Naegleria that infects humans. Infection occurs through… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Infections caused by Naegleria fowleri, Acanthamoeba spp., and Balamuthia mandrillaris occur throughout the world and pose many… (More)
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2003
2003
To detect Naegleria spp, in particular Naegleria fowleri, the causative agent of human primary amoebic meningoencephalitis, a… (More)
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2002
2002
The free-living amoeboflagellate and potential human pathogen Naegleria fowleri causes the often fatal disease primary amoebic… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Amebas belonging to the genera Naegleria, Acanthamoeba and Balamuthia are free-living, amphizoic and opportunistic protozoa that… (More)
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1989
1989
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Serum samples of 1,054 inhabitants of Bohemia (Czechoslovakia) were examined by means of indirect haemagglutination test with… (More)
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1985
1985
Using electron microscopy we documented some of the intracellular events that occur in Naegleria fowleri suspended in Page amoeba… (More)
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1984
1984
Using scanning electron microscopy, we observed sucker-like structures on amoebae of 13 human isolates of Naegleria fowleri. The… (More)
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1983
1983
The occurrence of pathogenic Naegleria fowleri in thermal discharges, recipient waters, and cooling towers of eight power plants… (More)
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1982
1982
Amebae of Naegleria fowleri and Naegleria gruberi were cytopathic for nine established mammalian cell cultures, including mouse… (More)
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1978
1978
Naegleria fowleri was isolated from water during a hygienic inspection of a swimming pool in December 1977. This swimming pool… (More)
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