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Amoeba is a protozoa that could be present in fresh water system such as swimming pools, spa or jacuzzi pools, and hot spring.

Amoeba infections in humans are rare and are acquired through water entering the nasal passages (usually during swimming) and by inhalation. A few death cases related to amoeba infection have been reported. For example, deadly amoeba, Naegleria fowler (brain eating amoeba), invade brain tissue and nervous system of human, and death usually occurs within 1 week of the onset of symptoms.

To safeguard from this terrible parasite, regular check of water quality of your swimming pools, spa/jacuzzi, and hot spring is the best way to ensure the water is free of contamination.

Enviro Labs Ltd. (ELL) uses international recognized method to detect Amoeba in water samples. Call us at 2676 2983 or e-mail for details of the services.

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