Although it is famous for animal disease but human babesiosis
is appealing increased attention as evolving global Zoonosis.
in New York state: review of 139 hospitalized cases and analysis of prognostic factors.
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
mostly occurs in USA, but cases have also been reported in several European countries.
Ecology of Ixodes dammini-borne human babesiosis
and Lyme disease.
The Army Institute of Public Health, United States Army Public Health Command is testing the ticks from Harpers Ferry for the disease agents responsible for Lyme disease, human anaplasmosis, and human babesiosis
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.
is a tick-borne parasitic infection that can result in an intraerythrocytic infection and hemolytic anemia.
Babesia microti, a species of rodent origin, has been recognized as an agent of human babesiosis
in the United States (Dammin et al.
Technologies developed for control of cattle fever ticks on deer will also help control other deer-associated ticks, which transmit diseases such as Lyme disease, human babesiosis
, and two kinds ofehrlichiosis.