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LP14555-4   Babesia microti
Babesia microti is a protozoan parasite that infects the red blood cells (RBCs) of humans. It is the infectious agent that causes Babesiosis and is the most common species to infect humans in the United States. Babesia microti is difficult to distinguish from the Plasmodium falciparum parasite that causes malaria, both on a stained blood smear and by the symptoms of infection. The initial diagnosis is most often the identification of the parasite in RBCs on a Geimsa-stained thin blood smear. Follow-up indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) testing is 88-96% specific for Babesia microti infection. Symptoms of infection are noticeable 1-8 weeks after the tick bite. Infection in 25% of adults and 50% of children by Babesiosis microti is asymptomatic. The less severe symptoms of infection include hemolytic anemia, jaundice, shortness of breath, hemoglobinuria, which occur during parasitic multiplication. Patients without spleens experience a much higher rate of RBC infection (85%) versus an RBC infection rate of 1-10% in patients with spleens. Splenectomized patients are more likely to be symptomatic when infected with Babesia microti and often die within 5-8 days. The vector of Babesia microti is the Ixodidae tick and the reservoirs are believed to be the white-footed mouse (Peromuscus Leucopus Rafinesque), the microtus vole (Microtus spp.) and the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus).[] Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Fully-Specified Name

Babesia microti Ab.IgM

Additional Names

Short Name
B microti IgM Titr Ser
Display Name
B. microti IgM (S) [Titer]
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Babesia microti IgM antibody, Blood

Basic Attributes

First Released
Version 1.0l
Last Updated
Version 2.75
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LOINC Group Group Name
LG41637-6 Babesia

Language Variants Get Info

Tag Language Translation
es-AR Spanish (Argentina) Babesia microti:factor de dilución (titulación):punto en el tiempo:suero:cuantitativo:
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Babesia microti IgM:Titulo / Factor de dilución:Punto temporal:Suero:Semicuantitativo:
Synonyms: Semicuantitativo
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Babesia microti Ab.IgM:Título:Punto temporal:Suero:Cuantitativo:
fr-FR French (France) Babesia microti Ac IgM:Titre:Ponctuel:Sérum:Semi-Quantitatif:
fr-CA French (Canada) Babesia microti , IgM:Titre:Temps ponctuel:Sérum:Semi-Quantitatif:
it-IT Italian (Italy) Babesia microti Ab.IgM:Titr:Pt:Siero:SemiQn:
Synonyms: Anticorpi IgM anticorpo Microbiologia Punto nel tempo (episodio) Siero Titolo
ko-KR Korean (Korea, Republic Of) 바베시아 미크로티 항체. 면역글로불린 M:역가:검사시점:혈청:정량:
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) Babesia microti As.IgM:titer:moment:serum:semikwantitatief:
Synonyms: antistof; antilichaam
pt-BR Portuguese (Brazil) Babesia microti Ac.IgM:Título:Pt:Soro:Qn:
Synonyms: Immune globulin M; Immunoglobulin M; BAc microti; B microti; Dilution factor; Titer; Titre; Ttr; Titered; Point in time; Random; Serum; SR; Quantitative; QNT; Quant; Quan; Antibodies; Autoantibody; Antibody; Autoantibodies; Antby; Acy; Anti; Piroplasmosis; BAcesiosis; Microbiology
zh-CN Chinese (China) 鼠源巴贝斯虫 抗体.IgM:滴定度:时间点:血清:半定量型:
Synonyms: Ab.IgM;IgM;抗体 IgM Ab;自身抗体 免疫球蛋白 M 巴倍斯焦虫 巴倍斯焦虫病 巴贝虫 巴贝虫病 巴贝西虫 巴贝西虫病 微生物学;微生物学试验;微生物学试验(培养、DNA、抗原及抗体) 效价;滴定浓度;滴定率;滴定量;滴度;稀释倍数;稀释因子;稀释系数 时刻;随机;随意;瞬间 梨形虫 梨形虫病 梨浆虫病 焦虫病 狸浆虫 狸浆虫病 田鼠巴贝虫 Ab 田鼠巴贝虫 Ab.IgM 田鼠巴贝虫;鼠源巴贝斯原虫 田鼠巴贝虫抗体 田鼠巴贝虫抗体.IgM 鼠源巴贝斯原虫 Ab 鼠源巴贝斯原虫 Ab.IgM 鼠源巴贝斯原虫抗体 鼠源巴贝斯原虫抗体.IgM 鼠源巴贝斯虫 Ab 鼠源巴贝斯虫 Ab.IgM 鼠源巴贝斯虫 IgM

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