Health Promotion Materials
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.
Fact Sheet: Facts About Naegleria fowleri and Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis pdf icon[PDF – 2 Pages].
Message: Use safe water to protect yourself from a deadly brain infection.
Audience: Designed for religious service participants.
Web: Ritual Nasal Rinsing and Ablution
CDC expert Dr. Jennifer Cope discusses trends in recreational water exposure associated with primary amebic meningoencephalitis in the United States.
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.