human babesiosis

hu·man ba·be·si·o·sis

an uncommon human disease caused by infection with Babesia species (most frequently B. divergens in Europe and B. microti in the U.S.) that has been fatal in some splenectomized people.
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Haematologic complications from human babesiosis: a case report [eCollection].
It has been found that in North America, the ixodid tick Ixodes scapularis is the primary vector of the agents of the Lyme disease, human granulocytic anaplasmosis, human babesiosis, relapsing fever and Powassan virus.
Although it is famous for animal disease but human babesiosis is appealing increased attention as evolving global Zoonosis.
Human babesiosis in New York state: review of 139 hospitalized cases and analysis of prognostic factors.
Human babesiosis. Infect Dis Clin North Am 2008; 22:469-88, viii-ix.
BOSTON -- The spirochete that causes Lyme disease in humans may be lending a helping hand to the weaker protozoan that causes babesiosis, escalating the rate of human babesiosis cases in regions where both are endemic.
"The spiral-shaped bacterium that causes Lyme disease is perhaps the best known microbe transmitted by ticks; however, ticks also transmit infectious agents that cause human babesiosis, anaplasmosis, encephalitis, and other diseases.
The Health Care Professional's Guide to the Treatment and Diagnosis of Human Babesiosis. Tampa, FL: Hope Academic Press; 2006.
Human babesiosis mostly occurs in USA, but cases have also been reported in several European countries.
The blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis), vector for Lyme disease, human anaplasmosis, and human babesiosis, was found in almost every collecting locality in Harpers Ferry within Jefferson county.
Krause and Edouard Vannier, a colleague at Tufts University School of Medicine, published a comprehensive review of human babesiosis in this week's edition of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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