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Babesiosis is an emerging, zoonotic, tick-borne disease caused by intraerythrocytic protozoan parasites of the genus Babesia, which are transmitted by hard-bodied (Ixodes) ticks. Several different species are known to cause disease in humans, most notably Babesia microti, Babesia divergens and Babesia duncani.
First Edition: September 6, 2011

First Edition: September 6, 2011

Abbott launches new molecular assay to detect vector-borne microorganisms

Abbott launches new molecular assay to detect vector-borne microorganisms

Researchers discover new tick-borne bacterium that causes ehrlichiosis in Wis., Minn.

Researchers discover new tick-borne bacterium that causes ehrlichiosis in Wis., Minn.

Scientific update conference on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases

Scientific update conference on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases

Studies reveal impact and spread of CVBDs worldwide

Studies reveal impact and spread of CVBDs worldwide

Babesiosis disease on the rise in Lower Hudson Valley: NYS DOH

Babesiosis disease on the rise in Lower Hudson Valley: NYS DOH

Study reveals a dramatic increase in TTB cases

Study reveals a dramatic increase in TTB cases

Researchers highlight distinct subtypes of myalgic encephalomyelitis

Researchers highlight distinct subtypes of myalgic encephalomyelitis

UK pet owners who take their animals on holiday to Europe could bring back tropical diseases

UK pet owners who take their animals on holiday to Europe could bring back tropical diseases