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Babesiosis: under-reporting or case-clustering?
  1. C. S. Clarke,
  2. E. T. Rogers,
  3. E. L. Egan
  1. Department of Haematology, Galway Regional Hospital, Ireland.


    Babesiosis is a tick-borne protozoan disease which principally affects animals but occasionally affects humans. Cases have been reported from many parts of Europe with no evidence of case-clustering. We report the second case of babesiosis from a small area in the west of Ireland.

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