Description of Novel Babesia Species and Associated Lesions from Common Murres (Uria aalge) from California

  title={Description of Novel Babesia Species and Associated Lesions from Common Murres (Uria aalge) from California},
  author={Michael J. Yabsley and Ellis C. Greiner and Florina S. Tseng and Michael M. Garner and Robert W. Nordhausen and Michael H Ziccardi and Dori L Borjesson and Shanon M. Zabolotzky},
  booktitle={The Journal of parasitology},
Abstract A novel Babesia species is described from blood collected from 3 common murres (also known as common guillemots) (Uria aalge) from California. This is the first report of a Babesia species from the Alcidae and the second from the Charadriiformes. Babesia uriae n. sp. is morphologically similar to several other avian Babesia species but can be differentiated from Babesia bennetti, the only other species from a host in the Charadriiformes, by size of round and amoeboid forms… 
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  • S. Merino
  • Biology
    The Journal of parasitology
  • 1998
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