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The only cases of free-living amebic meningoencephalitis included in the analytical case reviews were cases with CDC laboratory-confirmed detection of N.
Recently, large-scale metagenomic and 16S rRNA gene diversity studies discovered close free-living relatives of the bathymodiolin SOX and MOX symbionts that are abundant in marine oxygen minimum zones and in cold seep sediments worldwide (Walsh et al.
Studies after stroke have found lower levels of free-living physical activity than normal.
In addition to their direct pathogenicity, free-living amebae are receiving increasing attention as reservoirs and potential vehicles for the transmission of bacteria in the environment.
This study follows from that of Poulin (1995a) and re-examines how female body size, male body size, and sexual size dimorphism changed in the phylogenetic history of copepods following transitions from free-living to parasitic, and from parasitism on invertebrates to parasitism on fish.
That's the fewest cell types known for a free-living animal.
Few clinicians and microbiologists in Italy are aware of the disease and the potential danger presented by other free-living, pathogenic species of amebas, such as Acanthamoeba and Balamuthia.
The Diplomonadida, which includes the human pathogen, Giardia lamblia, is particularly interesting as it contains one genus, Hexamita, with both free-living and parasitic species,.
To the Editor: Balamuthia mandrillaris, a free-living soil ameba, can cause granulomatous amebic encephalitis as well as nasopharyngeal, cutaneous, and disseminated infections in humans, nonhuman primates, and other animals.
However, he cautions, competition from other microbes might limit the proliferation of free-living anthrax.
TIGR scientists were the first to determine the genome sequences of free-living organisms in 1995: the bacteria Haemophilus influenzae and Mycoplasma genitalium.
Contract award: delivery of oral rabies vaccine to free-living red foxes in 2014