Babesia microti

A malaria-like protozoan naturally parasitizing certain rodents (Peromyscus and Microtus spp.) in North America; a number of human cases have been reported from Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard islands and nearby coastal New England. The local tick vector is Ixodes dammini, whose numbers and infection levels have greatly increased in recent years wi...
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Babesia microti

Type: Term Definitions: 1. a malarialike protozoan naturally parasitizing certain rodents (Peromyscus and Microtus spp.) in North America; human cases have been reported in the U.S. The local tick vector is Ixodes scapularis, the numbers and infection levels of which have greatly increased in recent years with the increase in the deer population, w...
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