Acanthamoeba Encephalitis: Isolation of Genotype T1 in Mycobacterial Liquid Culture Medium

Rula Azzam, Paul Badenoch, Michelle Francis, Charles Fernandez, Penelope Adamson, Claire Dendle, Ian Woolley, Jenny Robson, Tony Korman, Maryza Graham

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    Abstract

    We report a case of Acanthamoeba encephalitis diagnosed from an antemortem brain biopsy specimen, where the organism was first isolated in mycobacterial liquid medium and first identified by using a sequence generated by a commercial panfungal sequencing assay. We correlate susceptibility results with clinical outcome.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)735-739
    Number of pages5
    JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
    Volume53
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2015

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