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Volume 16, Number 7—July 2010

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Fatal Babesiosis in Man, Finland, 2004

Karita Haapasalo, Pekka Suomalainen, Antti Sukura, Heli Siikamäki, and T. Sakari JokirantaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: : University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland (K. Haapasalo, A. Sukura, T.S. Jokiranta); Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Helsinki (K. Haapasalo, T.S. Jokiranta); South Karelia Central Hospital, Lappeenranta, Finland (P. Suomalainen); Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki (H. Siikamäki)

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Incidence of cattle babesiosis, Finland*

District Year
1965 1975 2000 2002 2002 2003 2004
Southern 21 7 23 6 11
Eastern† 39 31 27 28 18
Oulu 0 0 0 0 0
Lapland 0 0 0 0 0
Ahvenanmaa 18 12 18 2 0
Western


1
1
6
6
2
Total 4,796 2,524 79 51 74 42 312

*–, no district data were available.
†Region where the index case-patient lived.

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