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An infectious disease of cattle first identified in Texas, characterized by high fever, anemia, and emaciation and caused by parasitic protozoans of the genus Babesia that are transmitted by cattle ticks.
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(Veterinary Science) vet science another name for blackwater fever
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babesiosis of cattle.
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