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Trop Doct. 2008 Oct;38(4):256-7. doi: 10.1258/td.2008.070426.

Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis: a new case from Venezuela.

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  • 1Department of Pathology, Hospital Calles-Sierra, Falcon, Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela.

Abstract

Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) is not often seen. To date, less than 300 cases have been communicated to the medical literature since the disease was first discovered in 1965. Six of these reports originated in Venezuela. The authors describe a new spontaneous case of PAM in a 33-year-old previously healthy Western-Venezuelan man.

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