Babesiosis: A parastic infection by a particular protozoa (Babesia) which is transmitted through tick bites. The disease produces symptoms similar to malaria.
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Definitions of Babesiosis:
Tickborne disease caused by infection with protozoa; occurs in wild and domestic animals; in humans causes malaria-like symptoms, myalgia, nausea and splenomegaly; classic zoonotic disease.
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Babesiosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Babesiosis, or a subtype of Babesiosis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Babesiosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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