What is ACANTHAMOEBA?

Genus of amoebae. This protozoa is commonly found in soil and fresh water. They are free-living bacteria-eaters or opportunists, that may induce various infections in human and animals.

ACANTHAMOEBA: "Acanthamoeba induces amoebic keratitis and encephalitis. "

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