Magnified 1180X, this 1973 H&E-stained photomicrograph revealed the cytoarchitectural histpathology found in a case of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), due to the presence of free-living, Naegleria gruberi, amoebae. Free-living amoebae belonging to the genera Acanthamoeba, Balamuthia, and Naegleria, are important causes of disease in humans and animals.What is Naegleria?
CDC/ Dr. George R. Healy
December 4, 2012
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