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Risks of Swimming in Freshwater Lakes, Ponds and Canals – Confirmed Case of Naegleria Fowleri in Glades County

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August 12, 2013 01:46PM
Glades County – A confirmed case of Naegleria fowleri has been reported in Glades County. Naegleria fowleri (commonly referred to as the “brain-eating amoeba”), is a microscopic amoeba which is a single-celled living organism. It can cause a rare and devastating infection of the brain called primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM). The amoeba is commonly found in warm freshwater such as lakes, rivers, ponds and canals.

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Risks of Swimming in Freshwater Lakes, Ponds and Canals – Confirmed Case of Naegleria Fowleri in Glades County

Rick1254August 12, 2013 01:46PM

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