Health Promotion Materials
Below you will find helpful resources related to Naegleria fowleri.
Message: Information on submitting specimens to CDC’s Free-Living and Intestinal Amebas (FLIA) Laboratory for testing.
Audience: Designed for healthcare and medical professionals.
Message: Information about where Naegleria fowleri occurs, symptoms associated with infection, and how you can protect yourself.
Audience: Designed for the general public.
Message: Use safe water to protect yourself from a deadly brain infection.
Audience: Designed for religious service participants.
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CDC expert Dr. Jennifer Cope discusses the brain-eating ameba Naegleria fowleri, advises clinicians on how to recognize and treat the infection, and provides prevention messages that you can share with your patients.