This book presents the state of the art information on basic and applied knowledge pertaining to various aspects of babesiosis, particularly bovine babesiosis. The book should serve as a valuable source of information for research workers, graduate and undergraduate students of veterinary and agricultural sciences, field veterinarians, and allied professionals involved in animal production and disease control.

chapter 1|22 pages

World-Wide Impact of Babesiosis

ByKenneth L. Kuttler

chapter 2|30 pages

Transmission of Babesia

ByKarl T. Friedhoff

chapter 3|18 pages

Host Cell-Parasite Interactions in Babesiosis

ByIkuo Igarashi, Masamichi Aikawa, Julius P. Kreier

chapter 4|10 pages

Advances in the in Vitro Cultivation of Babesia Species

ByGottfried Kellermann, K. Roger Tsang, Ibulaimu Kakoma

chapter 5|18 pages

Epidemiology of Babesiosis

ByAlan S. Young

chapter 6|20 pages

Pathogenesis of Babesiosis

ByI. G. Wright, B. V. Goodger

chapter 7|12 pages

Immunology of Babesiosis

ByMark A. James

chapter 8|12 pages

Exoantigens of Babesia

ByMiodrag Ristic, Ibulaimu Kakoma

chapter 9|20 pages

Methods for the Measurement of the Serological Response to Babesia

ByGeorg Weiland, Ingrid Reiter

chapter 10|28 pages

Immunization Against Babesia

ByRistic Miodrag, Montenegro-James Sonia

chapter 11|6 pages

Epidemiologic And Immunoprophylactic Aspects Of Canine Babesiosis In France

ByMoreau Yves, Martinod Serge, Fayet Georg

chapter 12|12 pages

Equine Babesiosis

BySchein Eberhard

chapter 13|18 pages

Human Babesiosis

ByHealy George, Ristic Miodrag

chapter 14|18 pages

Chemotherapy Of Babesiosis*

ByKenneth L. Kuttler