genus Babesia


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Related to genus Babesia: air hunger, Ehrlichia, Bartonella, Anaplasma, Theileria
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Noun1.genus Babesia - type genus of the family Babesiidae
protoctist genus - any genus of Protoctista
Babesiidae, family Babesiidae - piroplasms and cattle pathogens
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Protozoan intraerythrocytic parasites of the genus Babesia cause infection when transmitted by ticks or blood transfusions.
Babesiosis is an important tick borne protozoan infection caused by the genus Babesia which is clinically characterized by high fever, inappetence, emaciation, anemia, jaundice and hemoglobinuria, occasionally diarrhea and abortion may occur in pregnant cattle (Salem et al., 2016).
Babesiosis the red-water disease is caused by different species of genus Babesia. The organism is also transmitted by ticks and infects red blood cells (RBCs).
Babesiosis is caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Babesia that infect red blood cells.
Microscopic examination of Hemacolor[R] (Merck)-stained blood smear of a stray dog captured in Coro, Falcon State, revealed the presence of parasites from genus Babesia. The parasites showed the morphology (pear-shaped parasites in pairs) and size typical of a large Babesia species, as Babesia canis.
It is caused by protozoans (of the genus Babesia) carried mainly by deer ticks and brown dog ticks.
Canine babesiosis is worldwide significance caused by genus Babesia which readily parasitise red blood cells and causes progressive anaemia.
To the Editor: Babesiosis, which is caused by intraerythrocytic sporozoites of the genus Babesia, is a tick-borne emerging zoonosis in humans.
Babesiosis is a hemoparasitic disease caused by protozoa of the genus Babesia (Phylum: Apicomplexa), which infects mainly ruminants, monogastric mammals, and it has occasionally been described from birds.