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Babesiosis is a rare parasitic disease that can be passed to humans by deer ticks.
Babesiosis may not always cause symptoms. When symptoms are present, they usually start 1 to 6 weeks after the tick bite. Symptoms of babesiosis include:
Babesiosis usually is treated with antibiotic medicines.
Adaptation Date: 9/21/2021
Adapted By: HealthLink BC
Adaptation Reviewed By: HealthLink BC
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