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Amebic Central Nervous System (CNS) Data

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 Number of Amebic Meningitis/Encephalitis Cases in Texas by Specific Ameba 
 Identified,  2006-2018

 Year Balamuthia mandrillaris Acanthamoeba species
 2006 0 0
 2007 1 0
 2008 0 0
 2009 0 0
 2010 1 0
 2011 0 0
 2012 0 1
 2013 0 0
 2014 1 0
 2015 1 0
 2016 1 1
 2017 0 0
 2018 1 2 


Confirmed Balamuthia and Acanthamoeba Cases 1972-2018


Last updated April 22, 2020