Babesia microti, upstate New York

Sarah J. Kogut, Charles D. Thill, Melissa A. Prusinski, Joon Hak Lee, P. Bryon Backenson, James L. Coleman, Madhu Anand, Dennis J. White

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Five cases of human babesiosis were reported in the Lower Hudson Valley Region of New York State in 2001. An investigation to determine if Babesia microti was present in local Ixodes scapularis ticks yielded 5 positive pools in 123 pools tested, the first detection of B. microti from field-collected I. scapularis in upstate New York.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)476-478
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2005


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