Babesiosis

Babesiosis: An illness caused by the parasite Babesia which is transmitted from animals to humans by ticks. In the US, it is typically contracted in the Northeast or Midwest -- in southern New England or New York State and in Wisconsin or Minnesota. The signs and symptoms include fever, chills, sweating, myalgias (muscle aches), fatigue, hepatosple...
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babesiosis

<microbiology> A rare, often severe (and sometimes fatal) illness in man that is caused by infection with the protozoal organism, Babesia microti. ... The disease, transmitted by ticks, occurs mostly in the Northeastern United States. The protozoan invades red blood cells causing fever, chills, sweats, joint pains, nausea, vomiting and red bl...
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babesiosis

(bә-be″ze-o┬┤sis) a group of tickborne diseases due to infection with protozoa of the genus Babesia, usually seen in wild or domestic animals as a type of anemia; it may spread to humans as a zoonosis characterized by a malarialike fever with chills, sweats, myalgia, nausea and vomiting, hemolytic anemia, and an en...
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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. ...
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babesiosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: bă-bē′zē-ō′sis Definitions: 1. An infectious disease caused by a species of Babesia, transmitted by ticks. Animal hosts include cattle, sheep, deer, and dogs. Subclinical human infection may be common but symptomatic disease occurs only sporadically and in limited geographic distribution. Im...
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babesiosis

babesiosis (bubē"bēō'sis) , tick-borne disease caused by a protozoan of the genus Babesia. Babesiosis most commonly affects domestic and wild animals and can be a serious problem in cattle. In most cases the protozoal species is specific to a single host. The organisms ente...
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BABESIOSIS

Any of several diseases caused by protozoa of the genus Babesia.
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Babesiosis

Babesiosis is a malaria-like parasitic disease caused by infection with Babesia, a genus of protozoal piroplasms. Human babesiosis is common in the Northeastern and Midwestern United States, and sporadic throughout the rest of the world. Ticks transmit the human form of Babesiosis, so it often presents with other tick-borne illnesses such as Lyme ...
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Babesiosis

a still uncommon disease transmitted by deer ticks.
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