Categories

Come on in! Join Pinterest today...it only takes like a second or so.

More like this: brain, warm bodies and nervous system.
Visit Site
VIQUA
VIQUA • 18 weeks ago

TEM of a section through Naegleria fowleri, a free-living amoeba found in warm bodies of fresh water that can invade and attack the human nervous system and brain, causing primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM). Although this occurs rarely, such an infection nearly always results in the death of the victim. #uvwater #viqua

Related Pins

Naegleria Fowleri- "the brain-eating amoeba" -My favorite-

Naegleria protozoa in inflamed brain, colored TEM

This mysterious brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, is the stuff of nightmares

TEM of a neuron sweeet

neurons in the brain

Naegleria fowleri protozoan, TEM

Hemorrhagic necrosis of brain tissue due to Naegleria fowleri Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis.

Tubifera sp by MycoImage, via Flickr, taken in August 2010 in Loei, TH

Beautiful brain activity: Pyramidal neurons forming a network in the brain.  Credit: Dr Jonathan Clarke / Wellcome Images.