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Babesiosis of Humans

Parasitology

Protozoa

  1. Sam R. Telford III ScD Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, Visiting Scientist in Immunology and Infectious Diseases1,2,
  2. Andrew Spielman BS, ScD, MA(Hon)3

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0188

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Telford, S. R. and Spielman, A. 2010. Babesiosis of Humans. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, North Grafton, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 3

    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Classification
  • 3
    Structure and Life Cycle
  • 4
    Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics
  • 5
    Clinical Aspects
  • 6
    Immunology
  • 7
    Pathology
  • 8
    Diagnosis
  • 9
    Epidemiology and Control
  • 10
    Chemotherapy
  • 11
    Vaccination
  • 12
    Integrated Control
  • 13
    Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • babesiosis;
  • Ixodes dammini;
  • intra-erythrocytic parasites;
  • Babesia microti infection;
  • antilymphocyte serum;
  • WA1-infected hamsters;
  • zoonotic piroplasm;
  • tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) pathway