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Babesiosis

  1. Guy H Palmer

Published Online: 30 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0001945

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How to Cite

Palmer, G. H. 2001. Babesiosis. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Washington State University, Washington, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2001

Abstract

Babesia spp. are apicomplexan parasites that infect a wide variety of animals, including humans, causing severe disease in domestic animals and human babesiosis.

Keywords:

  • parasitology;
  • apicomplexa;
  • tick-transmitted disease;
  • emerging disease