Acanthamoeba encephalitis: Isolation of genotype t1 in mycobacterial liquid culture medium

Rula Azzam, Paul R Badenoch, Michelle J Francis, Charles Fernandez, Penelope J Adamson, Claire Dendle, Ian John Woolley, Jennifer M Robson, Tony Korman, Maryza Graham

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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. ? 2015, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)735 - 739
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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