amebic

(redirected from amebic meningoencephalitis)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.amebic - pertaining to or resembling amoebae; "amoebic dysentery"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

a·me·bic

a. amebiano-a, rel. a la ameba o causado por ésta.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

amebic

adj amebiano or amibiano
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
He said that the NIH also issued another advisory regarding the Primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) also called Naegleriasis.
There, it can cause a brain infection that the CDC calls "rare and devastating," known as primary amebic meningoencephalitis. It is almost always fatal, though a handful of people have survived.
Naegleria fowleri causes primary amebic meningoencephalitis after water containing the ameba enters the body through the nose and the ameba travels to the brain via the olfactory nerve.
Naegleria fowleri causes primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM); 0-8 laboratory-confirmed cases per year are documented in the United States) (1).
In addition, the company said Impavido has received orphan drug designation in treating Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM), the brain infection caused by the water-born amoeba Naegleria fowleri and Acanthamoeba Keratitis, and is the first Rx product launched in the US.
The patient in South Carolina was confirmed on Tuesday to have been exposed to Naegleria fowleri (nuh-GLEER'-ee-uh FOW'-lur-ee), a one-celled organism that can cause primary amebic meningoencephalitis, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
A rare case of survival from primary amebic meningoencephalitis. Indian J Crit Care Med.
Naegleria fowleri - Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM).
fowleri, is known to infect humans by causing an acute, fulminant, usually lethal, brain infection known as primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM).
Primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) is a severe infection of the central nervous system (CNS) caused by Naegleria fowleri, a thermophilic, free-living ameba found worldwide (Visvesvara, Moura, & Shuster, 2007).
"(http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/cis626) Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis Deaths Associated With Sinus Irrigation Using Contaminated Tap Water." Clinical Infectious Diseases published online 22 August 2012.
Primary amebic meningoencephalitis and the biology of Naegleria fowleri.