A group of tick-borne diseases of mammals including zoonoses in humans. They are caused by protozoa of the genus babesia, which parasitize erythrocytes, producing hemolysis. In the U.S., the organism's natural host is mice and transmission is by the deer tick ixodes SCAPULARIS.


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The <b>Babesia</b> microti life cycle

The Babesia microti life cycle
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<b>Babesiosis</b> — NEJM

Babesiosis — NEJM
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<b>Babesia</b> lifecycle

Babesia lifecycle
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<b>babesiosis</b> | animal disease

babesiosis | animal disease
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Introduction

Introduction
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of Giemsa-stained <b>Babesia</b>

of Giemsa-stained Babesia
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including <b>babesiosis</b>.

including babesiosis.
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<b>Babesia</b> MO-1 in a thin blood

Babesia MO-1 in a thin blood
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