Parasite with more than 100 species in the genus
Cause intraerythrocytic rings of varying sizes.
Parasites form a pear shape and are ref2242ed to as piroplasms.
Transmission occurs via bit of an infected tick.
Nymph stages of the parasite mainly transmit the infection occurring from May to August.
Exposure to ticks is required.
Middle age adults mot likely to experience infections.
May be transplanted during regency to newborns.