A group of tick-borne diseases of mammals including zoonoses in humans. They are caused by genus Babesia, which parasitize erythrocytes, producing hemolysis. In the U.S., the organism's natural host is mice and transmission is by the deer tick Ixodes scapularis.
- cattle fever disease
- Texas cattle fever
- bovine babesiosis
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