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Number of Case-reports of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis by State of Exposure: United States, 1962-2012

States where cases of Naegleria fowleri have occurred. N=128; state of exposure unknown for 4 cases. Map does not picture 1 case from the U.S. Virgin Islands.

 Number of Case-reports for Each State
State (Abbreviation)# of Cases
Arizona (AZ)7
Arkansas (AR)5
California (CA)7
Florida (FL)33
Georgia (GA)5
Indiana (IN)1
Kansas (KS)1
Louisiana (LA)3
Minnesota (MN)2
Mississippi (MS)1
Missouri (MO)1
Nevada (NV)1
New Mexico (NM)1
North Carolina (NC)4
Oklahoma (OK)6
South Carolina (SC)7
Texas (TX)31
Virginia (VA)7
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