Parasites - Balamuthia mandrillaris - Granulomatous Amebic Encephalitis (GAE)

*Rare Disease
There is no universal definition of a “rare disease” but the U.S. Rare Disease Act of 2002external icon defined a rare disease as affecting less than 200,000 people in the U.S. and this definition has been adopted by the National Institutes of Health, Office of Rare Diseases.external icon