What are the complications of babesiosis?

Updated: Apr 01, 2021
  • Author: Rachel E Strength, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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The complications of babesiosis are often related to the degree of intravascular hemolysis. The main complications include jaundice, hemoglobinuria, and potential renal failure. The following may be observed:

·       Shock

·       Spontaneous splenic rupture [26, 27]

·       Relapse

·       Death

 


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