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Öcal Demir S., Esen Besli G., Bucak A., Boral Ö., Baysal B.
Journal Of Tropical Pediatrics, vol.67, no.2, pp.1-5, 2021 (SCI-Expanded)
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Journal Of Tropical Pediatrics
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Acanthamoeba meningoencephalitis is a very rare entity with high mortality rate. Its diagnosis is usually delated, and the optimal approach for its treatment is uncertain. In presented case, early diagnosis was made with direct examination of cerebral spinal fluid, and immediate initiation of accurate
treatment with amphotericin B and fluconazole survived patient.