Now Streaming: 2nd Annual Amoeba Summit

Sep 20, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

A recording of the 2nd Annual Amoeba Summit is now available. The summit, presented by Florida Hospital For Children, was held at the Florida Hospital Seventh-Day Adventist Church on September 9, 2016. Discussions focused on Naegleria fowleri, the amoeba that is found in freshwater and causes Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM), and provided information on:

  1. Early identification of signs and symptoms of PAM.
  2. Understanding the risk factors for PAM.
  3. Understanding the pathophysiology and treatment options for this disease entity.

View a recording of the summit to learn more about Naegleria fowleri and PAM.


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