Babesia

Pathogen Type: protozoa

Vectors

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Family:
Babesiidae
Genus:
Babesia
Class:
Aconoidasida

Relatives

Babesia caballi is one of the two types of hemoprotozoan parasites that are responsible for Equine Piroplasmosis in horses. B. caballi is transmitted by ticks. The majority of seropositive horses are inapparent carriers of B. caballi, for up to 4 years.

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