Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM) Data

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Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM) Data

Number of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalisis (Naegleria fowleri) Cases, 2010-2019
Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Case Count 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1
Data Source: Texas NEDSS Finalized Data File, 2010-2019, Texas Notifiable Conditions.

PAM Cases in Texas by Month of Onset

Month-of-Onset

PAM Cases in Texas by Patient Age Group and Gender

Group-and-Gender

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

For more data regarding this condition, please see our Infectious Disease Annual Reports or submit a Data Request