Babesia bovis

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Babesia bovis

The causative organism of hemoglobinuria and jaundice (red-water fever) in cattle. It is a tick-borne protozoan parasite that infects cattle in tropical and sub tropical regions of the world and can cause huge losses of livestock.
See also: Babesia


a genus of large, round to pyriform protozoa, of the family Babesiidae. Includes piroplasms. These protozoa pass part of their life cycle in erythrocytes. Transmission between animals is by ticks.

Babesia bigemina
causes babesiosis of cattle and some wild ruminants.
Babesia bovis
causes babesiosis of cattle and some wild ruminants. Includes B. argentina, B. berberi, B. colchica.
Babesia caballi
causes a mild form of babesiosis in horses.
Babesia canis
causes babesiosis in dogs.
Babesia cati
found in cats.
Babesia colchica
see B. bovis (above).
Babesia divergens
causes a mild form of babesiosis of cattle and some wild ruminants.
Babesia equi
causes babesiosis in horses.
Babesia felis
causes babesiosis of cats.
Babesia gibsoni
causes babesiosis in dogs.
Babesia herpaiuri
found in cats.
Babesia hylomysci
found in red deer.
Babesia major
causes a mild form of babesiosis of cattle.
Babesia motasi
causes acute babesiosis in sheep and goats.
Babesia ovis
causes a mild form of babesiosis in sheep and goats.
Babesia pantherae
found in cats, leopard.
Babesia rodhaini
found in mice.
Babesia vogeli
found in dogs.
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In Brazil, the main etiological agents of tick fever are Anaplasma marginale, Babesia bovis and B.
Management factors associated with Babesia bovis seroprevalence in cattle from eastern Yucatan, Mexico.
brucei Malaria Plasmodium falciparum Babesiosis Babesia bovis Disease Vector Relapsing fever Soft (argasid) ticks Anaplasmosis Hard (ixodid) ticks African trypanosomiasis Tsetse fly Malaria Mosquitoes Babesiosis Hard (ixodid) ticks Disease Variable antigens(a) Relapsing fever VIp & Vsp Anaplasmosis MSP2 African trypanosomiasis VSG Malaria PfEMP1 Babesiosis VESA1
The age-related immunity in cattle to Babesia bovis infection involves the rapid induction of interleukin-12, interferon-y, and inducible nitric oxide syntheses mRNA expression in the spleen.
Babesia bigemina y Babesia bovis, son las especies mas frecuentes causantes de esta enfermedad en bovinos y son transmitidas por garrapatas del genero Rhipicephalus (Boophilus); otros vectores incluyen Ixodes sp, y Haemaphysalis sp.
The two species of Babesia mostly prevalent in bovine are Babesia bigemina and Babesia bovis.
En el Peru se ha diagnosticado la presencia de los hemoparasitos Babesia bovis, B.
6] Tripanosomas/mL y frotis sanguineos de un bovino infectado experimentalmente con Babesia bovis, cuya parasitemia era de 2,42%.
Las especies de Babesia asociadas a la infeccion del ganado bovino son Babesia bovis y Babesia bigemina [27, 35] y su transmision se encuentra relacionada con la presencia de la garrapata Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus y las condiciones climaticas y ecologicas caracteristicas de las zonas tropicales y subtropicales que determinan su reproduccion y supervivencia [14, 22, 24, 31].
Other hemotropic agents in Venezuelan bovine herds are the protozoan Babesia bigemina, Babesia bovis and Trypanosoma vivax.