Babesia

Known as: Babesia sp, Piroplasmas, Piroplasma 
A genus of tick-borne protozoan parasites that infests the red blood cells of mammals, including humans. There are many recognized species, and the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Babesiosis, the disease caused by tick-borne hematozoan parasites of the genus Babesia, is particularly common in dogs, and is… (More)
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2007
2007
Antimicrobial peptides are major components of host innate immunity, a well-conserved, evolutionarily ancient defensive mechanism… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Taxonomic characterization of organisms in the genera Theileria and Babesia was originally based on observations of morphology… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Characteristic sequence signatures were identified within the hypervariable region 4 (V4 region) of the small ribosomal RNA gene… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The morphologically small Babesia species isolated from naturally infected dogs in Europe, Japan, and US are described as Babesia… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The parasites Babesia canis and Babesia gibsoni (phylum Apicomplexa) are responsible for canine babesiosis throughout the world… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The horse-parasitizing species Babesia equi Laveran, 1901 was redescribed as Theileria equi Mehlhorn, Schein 1998 and, thus… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The first and second internal transcribed spacers (ITS1, ITS2) as well as the intervening 5.8S coding region of the rRNA gene… (More)
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1997
1997
Using surface immunofluorescence isolate-specific antigens were detected on the membrane of erythrocytes infected with Babesia… (More)
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1985
1985
A strain of Babesia bigemina was isolated from an infected calf and propagated in vitro. Culture conditions included washing of… (More)
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