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UNFAMILIARITY OF PRIMARY AMOEBIC MENINGOENCEPHALITIS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
European Journal of General Medicine
We report a case of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis in Nigeria in a 7-year old boy from a rural area. The clinical course was classically that of meningoencephalitis and laboratory diagnosis was from the cerebrospinal fluid and pond water specimen which showed free-living structures of amoeba of Naegleria species. Methods available could not differentiate the Naegleria species. Investigation revealed that the boy played and swam in a village pond for many years before his death and the ponddoi:10.29333/ejgm/82408 fatcat:elqdzvcnj5affgadiyvp22xrea