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Case report: Mother to fetus transmission of Babesia, a tick-borne infection

The Anemic and Thrombocytopenic Febrile Neonate   Nickolas D. Surra, MD, John E. Jesus, MD Christiana Care Health Center, Newark, Delaware Published Online: April 18, 2015 Abstract Background Babesiosis is a tick-borne, protozoal disease seen primarily in the northeastern and northern Midwest portions of the United States. It is primarily transmitted through the bite of the Ixodes scapularis tick and may Continues →