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    Mail Code: 1927
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, Suite G401
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: (512) 776-7676
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Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM)

Report any CNS infection, including Naegleria fowleriAcanthamoeba spp. and Balamuthia mandrillaris within one week to DSHS.

Contact the Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease Branch at 512-776-7676 to report cases and arrange laboratory testing and shipping.

Last updated March 3, 2021