Treatments and drugs

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Few people survive naegleria infection, even with treatment. Early diagnosis and treatment are crucial for survival.

The primary treatment for naegleria infection is an antifungal drug, amphotericin B — usually injected into a vein (intravenously) or into the space around your spinal cord to kill the amoebas.

Aug. 04, 2012

You Are ... The Campaign for Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit organization. Make a difference today.