Genus of protozoa that are found as parasites within red blood cells of mammals and are transmitted by ticks.
A genus of tick-borne protozoan parasites that infests the red blood cells of mammals, including humans. There are many recognised species, and the distribution is world-wide. ... (12 Dec 1998) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(bә-be´ze-ә) a genus of protozoa found as parasites in red blood cells and transmitted by ticks; its numerous species include B. bige´mina, B. bo´vis, B. ma´jor, and B. micro´ti, and cause babesiosis in wild and domestic animals and sometimes humans.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
(from the article `babesiosis`) any of a group of tick-borne diseases of animals caused by species of Babesia, protozoans that destroy red blood cells and thereby cause anemia. ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/2
Type: Term Pronunciation: bă-bē′zē-ă Definitions: 1. 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 splenecto...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=9064
Babesia bovis Babesia canis Babesia cati Babesia divergens Babesia duncani Babesia felis Babesia gibsoni Babesia herpailuri Babesia jakimovi Babesia major Babesia microti Babesia ovate Babesia (also called nuttallia) is a genus of protozoan Apicomplexan piroplasms which was discovered by a Romanian bacteriologist Victor Babeş, that infect the blo...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babesia
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