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babesiosis

 [bah-be″ze-o´sis]
a group of tickborne diseases due to infection with protozoa of the genus Babesia, usually seen in wild or domestic animals as a type of anemia; it may spread to humans as a zoonosis characterized by a malarialike fever with chills, sweats, myalgia, nausea and vomiting, hemolytic anemia, and splenomegaly.
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Babesia

(bă-bē'zē-ă),
The economically most important genus of the protozoan family Babesiidae; characterized by multiplication in host red blood cells to form pairs and tetrads; it causes babesiosis (piroplasmosis) in most types of domestic animals, and two species cause disease in splenectomized or normal people; vectors are ixodid or argasid ticks.
[V. Babès]
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babesia

(bə-bē′zhə)
n.
A genus of parasitic sporozoans of the family Babesiidae that infect the red blood cells of humans and of animals such as dogs, cattle, and sheep.
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Babesia

(1) Genus of parasites (in current use).
(2) An invalid bacterial genus name [Bergey’s]; not in current use.
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Ba·be·si·a

(bă-bē'zē-ă)
The most important genus of the family Babesiidae; characterized by multiplication in host red blood cells to form pairs and tetrads. It causes babesiosis (piroplasmosis) in most types of domestic animals, and two species cause disease in splenectomized or normal people. Vectors are ixodid or argasid ticks.
[V. Babès]
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Babès,

Victor, Romanian bacteriologist, 1854-1926.
Babès-Ernst bodies - intracellular granules present in many species of bacteria, which possess a strong affinity for nuclear stains. Synonym(s): Babès-Ernst granules; Ernst-Babès granules
Babès-Ernst granules - Synonym(s): Babès-Ernst bodies
Babesia - a protozoan parasite.
Babès nodes - collections of lymphocytes in the central nervous system found in rabies.
Babès nodules - Synonym(s): Babès tubercles
Babès tubercles - cellular aggregations found around medulla oblongata and spinal ganglia in the presence of rabies or encephalitis. Synonym(s): Babès nodules
Ernst-Babès granules - Synonym(s): Babès-Ernst bodies
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Based on the present results, camel could be a source of infection for the coherded equines and vice versa, because camels are found to be infected by equine piroplasms including Babesia caballi and Theileria equi [6, 8].
Othman, "Conventional and molecular detection of Babesia caballi and Theileria equi parasites in infected camels in south of Iraq," Basrah Journal of Veterinary Research, vol.
Khamesipour, "Molecular detection of Theileria equi and Babesia caballi infections in horses by PCR method in Iran," Kafkas Universitesi Veteriner Fakultesi Dergisi Journal, vol.
Babesia caballi is a tick-transmitted, intra-erythrocytic protozoan of equines in Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe and Americas (Santiago and Rosana, 2012) with an incubation period of 10-30 days (Rothschild and Knowles, 2007).
Procedurally similar competitive immunoassay systems for the serodiagnosis of Babesia equi Babesia caballi Trypanosoma equiperdum and Burkholderia mallei infection in horses.
Diagnosis of Babesia caballi and Theileria equi infections in horses in Sudan using ELISA and PCR.
Seroprevalance of Babesia caballi and Theileria equi in horses from Kars and Ardahan provinces during the winter season.
Babesiosis or Equine Piroplasmosis is one of the protozoan diseases which causes serious problems for horse husbandry and impairs the equine industry considerably [1].Equine babesiosis is caused by Babesia equi (Theileria equi) and Babesia caballi, which are intracellular obligate parasites of the phylum Apicomplexa and cause hemoparasitic disease in horses [2,3].
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Seroprevalence study on Theileria equi and Babesia caballi antibodies in horses from central province of Saudi Arabia.
Theileria (Babesia) equi and Babesia caballi infections in horses in Galicia, Spain.