Tackling infection owing to brain-eating amoeba.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
In view of the devastating nature of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri and the problems associated with diagnostic delays and chemotherapeutic failures, here we propose a noninvasive diagnostic method using the ‘reverse transcribrial route device’, a novel strategy in the management of this life-threatening infection with a case fatality rate of more than 90%. The proposed rationale should stimulate interest in this emerging infection that almost always proves fatal.
Baig, A. M.,
Khan, N. A.
(2015). Tackling infection owing to brain-eating amoeba.. Acta Tropica, 142, 86-88.
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