In the summer of 2016, then 16-year-old Florida teen, Sebastian DeLeon wound up in a Orlando hospital diagnosed with primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) due to the parasite, Naegleria fowleri.
In this short interview from the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit sponsored by the Jordan Smelski Foundation, I spoke to a physician directly involved in the successful treatment of young Sebastian, pediatric intensivist, Humberto Liriano, MD.
In the interview, Dr Liriano gave a good synopsis of the situation and the great news of what Sebastian is up to today.
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