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Title: Naegleria fowleri in the Northern Territory
Corporate Author: Centre for Disease Control
Departmental Author: Department of Health
Publisher: Department of Health
Abstract: Naegleria fowleri is an organism known as an amoeba that lives naturally in warm freshwater bodies and soil. It can be found in warm, stagnant bodies of water including lakes, hot springs, irrigation canals, warm water discharge from industrial plants, poorly maintained swimming pools and spas and garden hoses or sprinklers containing stagnant water. It is a naturally occurring organism in the Northern Territory. It does not exist in seawater.
Publication Date: 2015-06
Type: Fact Sheet
Appears in Collections:(b) NT General Collection

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