- Fever and nausea
- Profuse sweating
- Headache and body ache
- Loss of appetite
- Hemolytic anemia (from the destruction of red blood cells)
Probing blood specimens under a microscope and observing the Babesia parasites that are present inside the red blood cells.
Medications will be prescribed by the doctor,which is usually a combination of:
- Atovaquone and azithromycin (fewer side effects)
- Clindamycin and quinine
In severe cases however blood transfusion may be adviced.