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August 21st, 2011 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP August 21, 2011 @ 4:43 am

CDC to sample Virginia waters for lethal brain-eating Naegleria

http://www2.timesdispatch.com/news/news/2011/aug/20/tdmet01-cdc-seeks-to-sample-virginia-waters-for-de-ar-1250285/

CDC seeks to sample Virginia waters for deadly amoeba

By: Kristen Green
Published: August 20, 2011

“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking Virginia for help sampling state waterways as it attempts to develop a test for detecting microscopic amoebas that have caused three U.S. deaths this year…..”



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