• survive
  • Legionella pneumophila normally lives within common soil dwelling protozoa, such as Acanthamoeba , because this bacteria is dormant below 68 F. The Legionella pneumophila bacteria needs the heat of the amoeba cells and the insulation of soil to survive in Michigan's cold winters. (rightmi.com)
  • N. fowleri is thermotolerant and able to survive 45 °C (113 °F). Warm, fresh water with a sufficient supply of bacterial food provides a habitat for amoebae. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • is commonly found as an amoeba or as a free flagellum in warm lakes, hot springs as well as in fresh water reservoirs such as rivers, ponds and unchlorinated swimming pools. (meditu.com)
  • water
  • Most patients in Karachi acquired this disease while performing 'wuzu' (nasal irrigation) with tap water, contaminated with the amoeba. (meditu.com)
  • known
  • It is a free-living, bacteria-eating amoeba that can be pathogenic, causing a fulminant (sudden and severe) brain infection called naegleriasis, also known as primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM). (wikipedia.org)