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Babesiosis is a rare parasitic disease that can be passed to humans
by deer ticks.
Babesiosis may not always cause symptoms. When symptoms are present, they
usually start 1 to 4 weeks after the tick bite. Symptoms of babesiosis
Babesiosis usually is treated with antibiotic medicines.
Current as of:
May 22, 2015
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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