Human babesiosis, Yucatán State, Mexico, 2015

Gaspar Peniche-Lara, Lucero Balmaceda, Carlos Perez-Osorio, Claudia Munoz-Zanzi

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In 2015, we detected clinical cases of babesiosis caused by Babesia microti in Yucatán State, Mexico. Cases occurred in 4 children from a small town who became ill during the same month. Diagnosis was confirmed using conventional PCR followed by sequencing of the DNA fragment obtained.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2061-2062
Number of pages2
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2018

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