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balamuthia mandrillaris

Balamuthia mandrillaris is a free-living amoeba that is known t...

wikipedia - 01 Oct 2015
Balamuthia mandrillaris is a free-living amoeba that is known to cause the deadly neurological condition known as granulomatous amoebic encephalitis (GAE). B. mandrillaris is found in the soil and was first discovered in 1986 in the brain of a baboon that died in the San Diego Wild Animal Park. B. mandrillaris can infect the body through skin wounds or by inhaling the dust containing Balamuthia. Balamuthia has not been definitively isolated in nature, but it is believed to be distributed through

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