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Naegleria fowleri Infection
(Brain-Eating Amoeba Infection) (cont.)

What is the prognosis of a Naegleria fowleri infection?

The prognosis for infected patients is very poor. More than 99% of infections are fatal despite treatment. The rare survivors may have residual neurological problems, such as seizure disorders.

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