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bill wmaples at westga.edu
Tue Sep 23 08:51:21 EST 2003

On Mon, 22 Sep 2003 15:26:02 +0100, Gem wrote:

> any one know of any review articles that would be a good introduction to
> acanthamoeba pathagenicity.

Some years ago I worked with Naegleria & Acanthamoeba. [grin]  But I
haven't kept up with the literature.  Nonetheless, a quick Google, and Pub
Med search turns up a number of review articles.  Incidentally, in some of
our southern states, a few lakes are posted with Naegleria/Acanthamoeba
warnings during the summer months. But the little buggers can also be
isolated from soil, and even swimming pools if the chlorine level drops.

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