Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology

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

Opportunistic free: Living amoeba now becoming a usual pathogen?


Dnyaneshwari Purushottam Ghadage1, Archana Chintaman Choure1, Archana Bhimrao Wankhade2, Arvind Vamanrao Bhore1 
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

Correspondence Address:
Archana Chintaman Choure
Department of Microbiology, Smt. Kashibai Navale Medical College and General Hospital, Pune - 411 041, Maharashtra
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Ghadage DP, Choure AC, Wankhade AB, Bhore AV. Opportunistic free: Living amoeba now becoming a usual pathogen?.Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2017;60:601-603


How to cite this URL:
Ghadage DP, Choure AC, Wankhade AB, Bhore AV. Opportunistic free: Living amoeba now becoming a usual pathogen?. Indian J Pathol Microbiol [serial online] 2017 [cited 2019 Dec 15 ];60:601-603
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