Brain-Eating Amoeba Detected in Louisiana Drinking Water

Posted: August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized
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The potentially deadly amoeba threatens thousands of people in Saint John the Baptist Parish.

Naegleria fowleri is a free-living, thermophilic excavate form of protist typically found in warm bodies of fresh water, such as ponds, lakes, rivers, and hot springs.

 

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