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Babesiosis

MedGen UID:
2523
Concept ID:
C0004576
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Babesia parasite infection; Human babesiosis
SNOMED CT: Babesiosis (21061004); Piroplasmosis (21061004); Babesiasis (21061004); Infection by Babesia (21061004)
Modes of inheritance:
Not genetically inherited
MedGen UID:
988794
Concept ID:
CN307044
Finding
Source: Orphanet
clinical entity without genetic inheritance.
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0005661
Orphanet: ORPHA108

Definition

Babesiosis is an infectious disease caused by protozoa of the genus <i>Babesia</i> and characterized by a febrile illness and hemolytic anemia but with manifestations ranging from an asymptomatic infection to a fulminating illness that can result in death. [from ORDO]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVBabesiosis
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Professional guidelines

PubMed

Lantos PM, Rumbaugh J, Bockenstedt LK, Falck-Ytter YT, Aguero-Rosenfeld ME, Auwaerter PG, Baldwin K, Bannuru RR, Belani KK, Bowie WR, Branda JA, Clifford DB, DiMario FJ Jr, Halperin JJ, Krause PJ, Lavergne V, Liang MH, Meissner HC, Nigrovic LE, Nocton JJJ, Osani MC, Pruitt AA, Rips J, Rosenfeld LE, Savoy ML, Sood SK, Steere AC, Strle F, Sundel R, Tsao J, Vaysbrot EE, Wormser GP, Zemel LS
Neurology 2021 Feb 9;96(6):262-273. Epub 2020 Nov 30 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000011151. PMID: 33257476
Pace EJ, O'Reilly M
Am Fam Physician 2020 May 1;101(9):530-540. PMID: 32352736
Sanchez E, Vannier E, Wormser GP, Hu LT
JAMA 2016 Apr 26;315(16):1767-77. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.2884. PMID: 27115378Free PMC Article

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Pace EJ, O'Reilly M
Am Fam Physician 2020 May 1;101(9):530-540. PMID: 32352736
Madison-Antenucci S, Kramer LD, Gebhardt LL, Kauffman E
Clin Microbiol Rev 2020 Mar 18;33(2) Epub 2020 Jan 2 doi: 10.1128/CMR.00083-18. PMID: 31896541Free PMC Article
Krause PJ
Int J Parasitol 2019 Feb;49(2):165-174. Epub 2019 Jan 26 doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2018.11.007. PMID: 30690090
Fang DC, McCullough J
Transfus Med Rev 2016 Jul;30(3):132-8. Epub 2016 Apr 28 doi: 10.1016/j.tmrv.2016.04.002. PMID: 27260107
Krause PJ
Med Clin North Am 2002 Mar;86(2):361-73. doi: 10.1016/s0025-7125(03)00092-0. PMID: 11982307

Diagnosis

Lukavská A, Kybicová K
Epidemiol Mikrobiol Imunol 2023 Fall;72(3):184-190. PMID: 37871992
Waked R, Krause PJ
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2022 Sep;36(3):655-670. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2022.02.009. PMID: 36116841
Theel ES, Pritt BS
Microbiol Spectr 2016 Aug;4(4) doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.DMIH2-0013-2015. PMID: 27726821
Sanchez E, Vannier E, Wormser GP, Hu LT
JAMA 2016 Apr 26;315(16):1767-77. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.2884. PMID: 27115378Free PMC Article
Vannier EG, Diuk-Wasser MA, Ben Mamoun C, Krause PJ
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2015 Jun;29(2):357-70. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2015.02.008. PMID: 25999229Free PMC Article

Therapy

Waked R, Krause PJ
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2022 Sep;36(3):655-670. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2022.02.009. PMID: 36116841
Pace EJ, O'Reilly M
Am Fam Physician 2020 May 1;101(9):530-540. PMID: 32352736
Krause PJ
Int J Parasitol 2019 Feb;49(2):165-174. Epub 2019 Jan 26 doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2018.11.007. PMID: 30690090
Sanchez E, Vannier E, Wormser GP, Hu LT
JAMA 2016 Apr 26;315(16):1767-77. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.2884. PMID: 27115378Free PMC Article
Vannier EG, Diuk-Wasser MA, Ben Mamoun C, Krause PJ
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2015 Jun;29(2):357-70. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2015.02.008. PMID: 25999229Free PMC Article

Prognosis

Lukavská A, Kybicová K
Epidemiol Mikrobiol Imunol 2023 Fall;72(3):184-190. PMID: 37871992
Young KM, Corrin T, Wilhelm B, Uhland C, Greig J, Mascarenhas M, Waddell LA
PLoS One 2019;14(12):e0226781. Epub 2019 Dec 30 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0226781. PMID: 31887120Free PMC Article
Dehhaghi M, Kazemi Shariat Panahi H, Holmes EC, Hudson BJ, Schloeffel R, Guillemin GJ
Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2019;9:3. Epub 2019 Jan 28 doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2019.00003. PMID: 30746341Free PMC Article
Sanchez E, Vannier E, Wormser GP, Hu LT
JAMA 2016 Apr 26;315(16):1767-77. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.2884. PMID: 27115378Free PMC Article
McGinley-Smith DE, Tsao SS
J Am Acad Dermatol 2003 Sep;49(3):363-92; quiz 393-6. doi: 10.1067/s0190-9622(03)01868-1. PMID: 12963900

Clinical prediction guides

Young KM, Corrin T, Wilhelm B, Uhland C, Greig J, Mascarenhas M, Waddell LA
PLoS One 2019;14(12):e0226781. Epub 2019 Dec 30 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0226781. PMID: 31887120Free PMC Article
Dehhaghi M, Kazemi Shariat Panahi H, Holmes EC, Hudson BJ, Schloeffel R, Guillemin GJ
Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2019;9:3. Epub 2019 Jan 28 doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2019.00003. PMID: 30746341Free PMC Article
Norgan AP, Juskewitch JE, Pritt BS, Winters JL
J Clin Apher 2018 Aug;33(4):529-537. Epub 2018 Feb 28 doi: 10.1002/jca.21620. PMID: 29488237
Földvári G, Široký P, Szekeres S, Majoros G, Sprong H
Parasit Vectors 2016 Jun 1;9(1):314. doi: 10.1186/s13071-016-1599-x. PMID: 27251148Free PMC Article
Rożej-Bielicka W, Stypułkowska-Misiurewicz H, Gołąb E
Przegl Epidemiol 2015;69(3):489-94, 605-8. PMID: 26519845

Recent systematic reviews

Henningsson AJ, Aase A, Bavelaar H, Flottorp S, Forsberg P, Kirkehei I, Lövmar M, Nilsson K, Nyman D, Ornstein K, Sjöwall J, Skogman BH, Tjernberg I, Aaberge I
Front Public Health 2021;9:580102. Epub 2021 Sep 20 doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.580102. PMID: 34616701Free PMC Article
Fischhoff IR, Bowden SE, Keesing F, Ostfeld RS
BMC Infect Dis 2019 Oct 17;19(1):861. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-4484-3. PMID: 31623574Free PMC Article
Odedra A, Lalloo DG, Kennedy G, Llewellyn S, McCarthy JS
J Infect 2019 Dec;79(6):513-520. Epub 2019 Oct 14 doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2019.09.014. PMID: 31622632
Chen Z, Li H, Gao X, Bian A, Yan H, Kong D, Liu X
Parasitol Res 2019 Apr;118(4):1103-1112. Epub 2019 Feb 15 doi: 10.1007/s00436-019-06250-9. PMID: 30770979
Haghi MM, Etemadifar F, Fakhar M, Teshnizi SH, Soosaraei M, Shokri A, Hajihasani A, Mashhadi H
Parasitol Res 2017 Apr;116(4):1101-1109. Epub 2017 Jan 4 doi: 10.1007/s00436-016-5368-8. PMID: 28054180

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