Neurology

BRAIN-EATING INFECTION AND SURVIVORS

Naegleriasis is a rare but almost always fatal brain infection caused by Naegleria fowleri also known as brain-eating amoeba. This amoeba is commonly found in the warm freshwater (lakes, rivers and hot springs) and soil. This extremely tiny organism causes Primary Amoeba Meningoencephalitis (PAM). This brain-eating amoeba (organism) usually infects… Read More »BRAIN-EATING INFECTION AND SURVIVORS