Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Piroplasmea

Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_2438-2

Apicomplexa. Group of tick-transmitted parasites inside erythrocytes of their hosts. Important genera are Babesia, Theileria.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany