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Amebic Central Nervous System (CNS) Infections

Number of Amebic Meningitis/Encephalitis Cases in Texas by Specific Ameba Identified,
2005-2018                                  
Naegleria fowleri Balamuthia mandrillaris Acanthamoeba species
Year Number of cases Year Number of cases Year Number of cases
2005 1 2005 0 2005 0
2006 0 2006 0 2006 0
2007 2 2007 1 2007 0
2008 1 2008 0 2008 0
2009 0 2009 0 2009 0
2010 1 2010 1 2010 0
2011 0 2011 0 2011 0
2012 0 2012 0 2012 1
2013 1 2013 0 2013 0
2014 0 2014 1 2014 0
2015 2 2015 1 2015 0
2016 1 2016 1 2016 1
2017 2017 0 2017 0
2018 0 2018 1 2018 2
   

PAM Cases in Texas by Month of Onset

PAM Month of Onset 2018


PAM Cases in Texas by Patient Age Group and Gender

PAM Infections by Age Group and Sex 1972-2018

Last updated April 16, 2020