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Balamuthia mandrillaris

(bal″ă-mooth′ē-ă mān″drĭl-ār′ĭs)

An opportunistic amoeba that lives in soil and water. It can cause a potentially fatal meningoencephalitis, esp. in those with immunosuppressive illnesses.
SYN: SEE: leptomyxid ameba

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Balamuthia Mandrillaris." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766911/all/Balamuthia_mandrillaris.
Balamuthia mandrillaris. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766911/all/Balamuthia_mandrillaris. Accessed July 16, 2019.
Balamuthia mandrillaris. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766911/all/Balamuthia_mandrillaris
Balamuthia Mandrillaris [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766911/all/Balamuthia_mandrillaris.
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