Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Red Water Fever

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_2668-2

Symptom of disease in cattle (reddish to black urine) due to infections with Babesia species, which destroy red blood cells during their intracellular reproduction (e.g., Texas fever).


Blood Cell Intracellular Reproduction Babesia Species Black Urine 
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Authors and Affiliations

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