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ACANTHAMOEBA/NAEGLERIA CULTURE

Synonym(s):

​Naegleria/Acanthamoeba Culture

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​Corneal scraping, cerebrospinal fluid, brain biopsy tissue

Storage and Transport

Method

​Culture on non-nutrient agar containing Escherichia coli

Test Results

​Positive for Acanthamoeba/Naegleria fowleri;
No Acanthamoeba/Naegleria fowleri isolated

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

​10 days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Monday - Saturday

Remarks

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