Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Babesia venatorum

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4954-1

This species occurs in rare cases in humans and is transmitted by Ixodes ricinus ticks. Reservoir/intermediate hosts are deers.


Rare Case 
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Further Reading

  1. Jiang J et al (2014) Epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory characteristics of 48 cases of “Babesia venatorum” infection in China: a descriptive study. Lancet Infect Dis 15(2):196–203. doi:10.1016/S1473-3099(14)71046-1CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

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