Naegleria fowleri

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Naegleria fowleri

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Heterolobosea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Protozoa
Subregnum: Eozoa
Infraregnum: Excavata
Phylum: Percolozoa
Subphylum: Tetramitia
Classis: Heterolobosea

Ordo: Schizopyrenida
Familia: Vahlkampfiidae
Genus: Naegleria
Species: Naegleria fowleri

Name[edit]

  • Naegleria fowleri Carter, 1970

References[edit]

  • Carter, R.F. 1970: Description of a Naegleria sp. isolated from two cases of primary amoebic meningo-encephalitis, and of the experimental pathological changes induced by it. Journal of pathology, 100(4): 217–244, plates LXXXIII-XCIV. doi: 10.1002/path.1711000402

New Zealand references[edit]

  • Cursons RT, Sleigh JW, Hood D, Pullon D. 2003: A case of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis: North Island, New Zealand. NZ Med J 2003;116(1187). URL:

https://web.archive.org/web/20050912092526/http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/116-1187/712/

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