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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Primary amebic meningoencephalitis


Other Names for this Disease
  • Meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri
  • PAM
  • Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis
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Basic Information

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In Depth Information

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  • PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Primary amebic meningoencephalitis. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri
  • PAM
  • Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.