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minute parasite of red blood cells of mammals transmitted by a tick and causing diseases of domestic animals

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In an attempt to identify subclinical carriers of this piroplasm, blood samples from the reindeer's mother and another nonrelated calf from the herd were collected and tested by reverse line blot, but test results for both animals were negative.
Phylogenetic relationships of human and wildlife piroplasm isolates in the western United States inferred from the 18S nuclear small subunit RNA gene.
ricinus with this piroplasm therefore implies zoonotic relevance of this vector-pathogen association in Switzerland and possibly in other parts of Europe.
Apicomplexa: Babesiidae) from humans and its differentiation from other piroplasms.
piroplasms were not detected in maternal or fetal blood by histologic examination of hematoxylin and eosin-stained sections of formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue of the placenta disk, amnion/ chorion, and umbilical cord.
microti in sites where these piroplasms coexist (11).