Not "out of Nantucket": Babesia microti in southern New England comprises at least two major populations.Goethert, Heidi K.
Telford, Sam R.
Background: Deer tick-transmitted human babesiosis due to Babesia microti appears to be expanding its distribution and prevalence in the northeastern United States. One hypothesis for this emergence is the introduction of parasites into new sites from areas of long-standing transmission, such as Nantucket Island, Massachusetts.
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- Goethert, Heidi, and Sam R. Telford. "Not "out of Nantucket": Babesia microti in southern New England comprises at least two major populations." Parasites & Vectors 7, no. 1 (12, 2014): 1-11.