Babesia microti in rodents and raccoons from northeast Florida.

  title={Babesia microti in rodents and raccoons from northeast Florida.},
  author={Kerry L. Clark and Kyla Marie Savick and Joseph Butler},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  volume={98 6},
Human babesiosis in the United States is caused most commonly by the intraerythrocytic protozoan parasite, Babesia microti . Although a few reports have described evidence of Babesia species in animals in Florida, to date Babesia microti specifically has not been reported from Florida or most other southern states. To determine if the organism is present in vertebrates in the region, small mammals were trapped and sampled at 2 sites in northeastern Florida, and DNA extracts from blood samples… CONTINUE READING
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