Marathe, A.; Tripathi, J.; Handa, V.; Date, V.
October 2005
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Oct2005, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p267
Academic Journal
Babesiosis is an emerging, tick-transmitted, zoonotic disease caused by hematotropic parasites of the genus Babesia. Most cases of Babesial infections in humans have been acquired in temperate regions of the United States, Europe, France and England. A few cases of Babesiosis have been described in other parts of the world, including China, Taiwan, Egypt, South Africa, and Mexico. We report the first case of human Babesiosis, in a normosplenic, previously healthy individual from India.


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