Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Incidence Symptoms Evaluation Treatment questions for doctor specialist Home Care tick removal warning signs Prevention Outlook Complications Underlying Cause

Babesiosis Outlook

What to expect with babesiosis:

  • With treatment, most patients recover without complications.
  • Those who have had their spleen removed are at greatest risk for complications from this infection.

Continue to Babesiosis Complications

Last Updated: Jun 2, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
Copyright DSHI Systems, Inc. Powered by: FreeMD - Your Virtual Doctor

PubMed Babesiosis References
  1. Bratton RL, Corey R. Tick-borne disease. Am Fam Physician. 2005 Jun 15;71(12):2323-30. [15999870]
  2. Dhaliwal G, Cornett PA, Tierney LM Jr. Hemolytic anemia. Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jun 1;69(11):2599-606. [15202694]
  3. Krause PJ. Babesiosis. Med Clin North Am. 2002 Mar;86(2):361-73. [11982307]
  4. Weiss LM. Babesiosis in humans: a treatment review. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2002 Aug;3(8):1109-15. [12150690]
FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our terms of use.