Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis Caused by Naegleria fowleri, Karachi, Pakistan
Sadia Shakoor, Mohammad Asim Beg, Syed Faisal Mahmood , Rebecca Bandea, Rama Sriram, Fatima Noman, Farheen Ali, Govinda S. Visvesvara, and Afia Zafar
Author affiliations: Author ffiliations: Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan (S. Shakoor, M.A. Beg, S.F. Mahmood, F. Ali, A. Zafar); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (R. Bandea, R. Sriram, G.S. Visvesvara); Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi (F. Noman)
Figure. Primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) cases seen in 2008 and 2009 by month (white bars) and average monthly peak temperatures (black line), Karachi, Pakistan. Karachi monthly temperatures obtained from http://www.wunderground.com/global/PK.html.
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