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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 601-603

Opportunistic free: Living amoeba now becoming a usual pathogen?


1 Department of Microbiology, Smt. Kashibai Navale Medical College and General Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Microbiology, CM Medical College, Kanchandur, Chhattisgarh, India

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Archana Chintaman Choure
Department of Microbiology, Smt. Kashibai Navale Medical College and General Hospital, Pune - 411 041, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/IJPM.IJPM_815_16

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Acanthamoeba species cause granulomatous Acanthamoeba encephalitis in immunocompromised patients. We report a case of acute purulent meningoencephalitis with a focal neurological deficit caused by Acanthamoeba species in a 2 years immunocompetent child.


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