First record of locally acquired human babesiosis in Canada caused by Babesia duncani: a case report

  • John D Scott
  • Published 2017 in SAGE open medical case reports


OBJECTIVES The aim of this clinical assessment was to ascertain whether a 70-year-old Canadian patient, who had no history of out-of-country travel, had contracted a Babesia infection. METHODS The adult human male developed constitutional symptoms, which included sweats, chills, and immobilizing fatigue, and was screened for human babesiosis. Subsequent… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/2050313X17725645

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