Agent Name

Babesia microti

Synonyms

Also Babesia divergens and B. venatorum (Europe) and Babesia duncani (formerly WA1-type parasite);

Category

Infectious Agents

Comments

Babesiosis is transmitted by ticks. Most reported cases are on the eastern seaboard of the United States.

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: