"Babesia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A genus of tick-borne protozoan parasites that infests the red blood cells of mammals, including humans. There are many recognized species, and the distribution is world-wide.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Babesia".
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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Babesia" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Babesia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Babesia" by people in Profiles.
Comparative single-cell transcriptional atlases of Babesia species reveal conserved and species-specific expression profiles. PLoS Biol. 2022 09; 20(9):e3001816.
A framework for signaling throughout the life cycle of Babesia species. Mol Microbiol. 2021 05; 115(5):882-890.
Adjunctive treatment of clinically severe babesiosis with red blood cell exchange: a case series of nineteen patients. Transfusion. 2019 08; 59(8):2629-2635.
To kill a piroplasm: genetic technologies to advance drug discovery and target identification in Babesia. Int J Parasitol. 2019 02; 49(2):153-163.
Optimizing exchange transfusion for patients with severe Babesia divergens babesiosis: Therapeutically-Rational Exchange (T-REX) of M antigen-negative and/or S antigen-negative red blood cells should be evaluated now. Transfus Clin Biol. 2019 Feb; 26(1):76-79.
Molecular detection of tick-borne pathogens in cattle from Southwestern Ethiopia. PLoS One. 2017; 12(11):e0188248.
Whole-genome assembly of Babesia ovata and comparative genomics between closely related pathogens. BMC Genomics. 2017 Oct 27; 18(1):832.
Extensive Shared Chemosensitivity between Malaria and Babesiosis Blood-Stage Parasites. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 08; 60(8):5059-63.
Comparison of tick-borne microorganism communities in Ixodes spp. of the Ixodes ricinus species complex at distinct geographical regions. Exp Appl Acarol. 2014 May; 63(1):65-76.
[Investigation on Babesia in ticks infested on police dogs in selected areas of China]. Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi. 2012 Oct 30; 30(5):390-2.